An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Research Advisor to join our Research Funds team managing the review process and grant administration for the UK largest independent funder of cardiovascular research.
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is the nation’s heart charity. We help save lives with information, patient care and pioneering research into Coronary Heart Disease, the nation’s biggest killer. With an annual research spend of around £100 million, and a portfolio of over 1000 active grants, some of the most exciting and pioneering cardiovascular research is funded by us, including our current research in to regenerative medicine, our Mending Broken Hearts Campaign. We award grants by peer review, working with external referees and three grant panels.
The Research Advisor's main role is to allocate reviewers for grant applications and provide feedback and advice in response to funding enquiries. In addition, the role will involve tracking and evaluation of the outcomes and impact of the research we fund.
To apply for this role you should possess PhD or equivalent degree in bioscience; direct experience of cardiovascular biology at postdoctoral level would also be advantageous. Previous experience of research grant administration is not essential but will be an advantage as is a knowledge and understanding of the work of the BHF, specifically in relation to research.
To apply for this role please use the apply button below. Our process involves submitting your CV and a covering letter, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role’s criteria. Please note we will only accept applications via this method.