Policy Analyst (Biomedical Science)

The PHG Foundation is a linked exempt charity of the University of Cambridge accountable to the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) through the University. It is an independent legal entity governed by its own Board of Trustees. Over the last 25 years PHG has established itself as a highly respected health policy unit with an impressive record of leading and supporting policy development. Its mission to make science work for health is centred around the translation of science into policy and practice.

The role of Policy Analyst (Biomedical Science) is a great opportunity for a scientist with an interest in health policy to work with a world-leading think tank that uses research, analysis and recommendations to accelerate the impact of cutting-edge genomics and biomedical science in healthcare. 

As part of our Science team, you will have many opportunities to challenge yourself and to learn more about exciting advances in biomedicine and the various policy contexts that impact on their use in healthcare.

You will have a passion for science, strong project management skills, a talent for writing and communicating complex issues to a variety of audiences, and an ambition to influence public policy through your work. A scientific background in genomics or other ‘omics is essential, experience in data science, clinical science or epidemiology is desirable. Crucially, you must have the ability to work well with fellow professionals and experts in a dynamic, intellectually challenging and multidisciplinary environment. You must also be committed to helping the PHG Foundation to further develop its reputation as an independent health policy think tank.

The starting salary for this role will be within the range of £33,690 - £42,330 pa, depending on skills and experience. The role is available on a full or part time basis (minimum 30 hours per week).

Further particulars for this role are available below.

For an informal discussion please contact [email protected].

The deadline for applications is 9.00am on 19 June 2023. Interviews will be held in person on 6 July 2023.

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