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Recruiting for Chair of Diabetes & Endocrinology Clinical Studies Group
14 Feb 2018

Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinical Studies Group (CSG)

Now recruiting for the Chair of the ‘NIHR CRN: Children/BSPED Diabetes and Endocrinology’ CSG

The diabetes Clinical Studies Groups unite leading thinkers in key research areas with people living with diabetes and healthcare professionals. Groups have come together to create a roadmap for new research by identifying priority areas and the key clinical studies needed to move care forward.

To apply please send your CV together with a supporting statement to the Research Team at by 15 March 2018.

Interviews will take place in May/June 2018.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Strong leadership skills and an excellent communicator
  • Clinical expertise and achievement of academic excellence in an area of research specific to the CSG remit
  • A clear commitment to supporting the involvement of parents of children living with diabetes or endocrine related conditions and young people living with diabetes or endocrine related conditions in the CSG process
  • Previous experience of chairing research meetings effectively
  • A track record of promoting collaborative research in diabetes and endocrinology
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to translating research into benefit for children and young people living with diabetes and endocrine related conditions
  • A commitment to confidentiality and a willingness to declare any conflicts of interest

The membership term will be for three years in the first instance which can be extended by an additional three years with agreement from the Management Committee and Diabetes UK. The Chair will undertake the position on a voluntary basis. The CSG will be provided with financial support for two face to face meetings and at least one teleconference per year.

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For details on role description and selection process please visit

For an informal discussion please contact the Diabetes UK Research Team at