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Welcome to our job site. Current vacancies are displayed below. Please ensure you fill in the application and equal opportunities monitoring forms included in the job packs, where applicable.

We require the following motivated staff to join our team:

Research Officer

Salary:  £23,250
Full Time: 36.25 hours per week
Based at Thornbury, Bristol, BS35 2BS

Joining forces with colleagues in Research and Medical Information, our Scientific Advisory Panel, as well as our Communications and Membership & Support teams, you will

  • operate MRF’s research grants programme, arranging peer review, and monitoring research outcomes
  • communicate research to the public and organise research discovery days for families affected by meningitis 
  • play a key role in organising MRF’s conferences and symposia, including our next international conference in November this year
  • build professional relationships across diverse backgrounds.
Degree 2:1 or higher, biomedical or human sciences preferred.

The closing date for completed applications by post or email is 30th April 2015. We are happy to accept completed applications electronically. Please note, late applications will not be considered. CVs alone will not be considered. Please remember to complete and return the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview Friday 8th May at the Foundation’s office, Thornbury, BS35 2BS. If invited you will be expected to write a non-scientific summary of a research project for MRF’s supporters to bring to interview. Further details will be provided with an invitation to interview. The successful candidate will be able to start work soon after receiving their offer of employment, ideally the week commencing 15th June.

Thank you for your interest in the above position. For a full job description, application form and equal opportunities form as well as further information about MRF, including the research programme, discovery days and past conferences, search this website.

We are a lively and energetic team, with lots going on – come and join us!

Note to Applicants: This post is currently based at the Charity’s HO Thornbury. The Trustees are actively seeking to relocate the Charity’s HO to central Bristol and hope that this will be complete before the end of the calendar year.

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