|Name||Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC)|
|Placement base location||Remote working/working from home|
|Contact for enquiries||Alice Robertson|
|Placement job title||Quality Standards Review Intern|
|Potential start date||Start date: mid July 2021 – mid October 2021 (3 months in total)|
|Potential working pattern||FT|
|Details of application method||
Please send your CV and a one-page covering letter to Alice Robertson at email@example.com.
In your application, be sure to tell us:
Promising applicants will be invited to a virtual interview.
|Application closing date||Applications are now open on a rolling basis. Please apply as soon as possible.|
|Overview of PIPS organisation|
Over 30 years ago a diverse group of medical research charities formed the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) to unite the sector and provide it with a leading voice. Since then our membership has grown to
nearly 150 charities across the UK and we continue to lead and support charities to deliver high-quality research that saves and improves lives.We equip our member charities with regular guidance and training, and provide quality standards to help our member charities maximise the impact of their investment. We play a vital role in influencing the research environment from forging partnerships, to voicing our member charities’ concerns and ideas to policy makers, to developing position statements. Find out more about our work atwww.amrc.org.uk.
|About the role
This is a fantastic opportunity to gain exposure to the health and medical research charity sector.Part of a small but passionate, innovative and influential team, you will play an essential role helping the AMRC revise its quality standards including its principles of peer review. You will have to develop strong relationships across the organisation and research leadership within the member charities.You will be involved in:
AMRC peer review audit
By adhering to AMRC’s five principles of peer review -accountability, balance, independence, rotation and impartiality, charities can support the best research and the best researchers. This, in turn, can help charities Quality standards review intern maximise the impact of their funding to deliver changes that really matter to their supporters and stakeholders, so that patients benefit from the fruits of research.
With this hallmark of quality, AMRC charities that award funding in an open competition are able to utilise the Charity Research Support Fund in funding research in universities and receive funding support with some of the costs associated with clinical research in the NHS.
The AMRC is in the process of completing its 2020 peer review audit.
Quality standards review
We will work with our members to support them in implementing any changes to our membership standards and share best practice. And we will work with charities that wish to join AMRC to help them meet these standards.
Why intern with us?
|Interns must be financially supported by their funding organisation and be available full-time for the duration of the placement.|