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Council Vacancies 2014

The appointments panel for the Medical Research Council (MRC) seeks applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill three vacancies for part-time membership on the Council. The MRC is recruiting for two scientific members and one member with extensive relevant industrial experience within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or other health-related R & D sectors as well as appropriate scientific qualifications.


All candidates must be able to demonstrate high-level skills to contribute across a range of MRC strategic and governance issues and have appropriate networks to act as advocates and strategic influencers within the MRC’s remit.


The Council meets five times a year and members are expected to commit 20-25 days a year to Council business. Council members will also contribute according to their experience and abilities through Council boards/advisory committees.


The appointments will start on 1 October 2014 for the duration of four years.


Please see the role and person specifications for more information.


Potential applicants should complete and return the application form to

The deadline for applications was Monday 16 December 2013 and applications will no longer be accepted.


If you have any enquiries please contact:

Sam Bartholomew
on: 020 7395 2284


Frances Rawle
on: 020 7395 2285


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