This 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 advocacy to accelerate the impact of cutting edge biomedical science in healthcare.

As part of our busy team, you will have many opportunities to challenge yourself and to learn more about both exciting advances in biomedicine and the social, political and legal contexts that impact on their use in healthcare.

To succeed in the role you will need 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. You must have the personal qualities 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.

Salary in the range £28,420-£35,525 p.a. plus benefits
Full time / part time (minimum 30 hrs/wk)
Fixed term contract for 3 years

How to apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter stating why you are interested in working with the Foundation and how you meet the requirements of the job to

We’ll need two references which should be from recent employers or tutors / supervisors so please include details of these with your application. 

Please also complete and return our equal opportunities monitoring form and the pre-employment checks form. Both are necessary to ensure the Foundation complies with employment regulation.
We will acknowledge your application and, after we have reviewed all applicants, will let you know if you have not been successful. 

If you are shortlisted, we will invite you for an interview with members of the Science team. We may also ask you to send an example of your written work as part of the selection process.

Download the equal opportunities form (Word)

Download the application pack (pdf)

Download the pre-employment checks form (Word)

For an informal discussion contact Dr Leila Luheshi at

The deadline for applications is 7 April 2017.

Interviews will be held in Cambridge on 2 May 2017.