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  • Advert number: 300422-0
  • Posted Date: 12/04/12
  • Closing Date: 08/05/12


Executive Director

The George Institute for Global Health, India and
James Martin Fellow, The George Centre for Healthcare
Innovation George Centre for Healthcare Innovation,
Clinical Trial Service Unit, University of Oxford

Grade E82: £74,504 - £100,466 p.a.

We will also consider candidates who are not medically qualified. In this case appointments will be made at Grade: RS IV (starting salary upwards of £52,317 p.a).

The George Centre for Healthcare Innovation is seeking to appoint an Executive Director for the George Centre for Global Health in India. You will have an international reputation for innovative research and a commitment to the development of the field. A strong track record of academic success and proven
senior-level leadership and managerial expertise is essential for this post.

This position provides an opportunity for the successful applicant to develop and grow a pre-eminent research organisation in India, focused on the conduct of cutting edge population health, clinical and health systems research that directly seeks to improve the health of individuals in India. The George
Institute, India was established in 2007 and currently has an expanding research programme, supported by a small team of academic and non-academic support staff. The successful applicant will therefore be able to work within an existing infrastructure, while shaping the future direction and growth of the Institute in India, in collaboration with major research and academic partners, governments and other funders in India and elsewhere in the world.

The appointee will be expected to divide their time between The George Institute for Global Health, India (~70%) and the George Centre for Healthcare Innovation, based at the University of Oxford (~30%).

To be appointed on the Clinical Researcher grade (E82) the appointee must be medically qualified. Subject to the University procedure and approval it is anticipated that the appointee will be conferred the title of Professor.

This post is full time and fixed term for 5 years.

The Deadline for applications is 12.00 pm Tuesday 8th May 2012; interviews currently scheduled for the week beginning 14th May 2012.

For further details and to apply please visit

Should you have any queries about the nature of the post, please contact Professor Robyn Norton

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