Up to 32 extra Higher Specialist Scientist Training () training posts for a January 2015 start have been announced by Health Education England – 16 in Genetics and 16 in Molecular Pathology of Acquired Disease. Apply by 12noon on 28 November 2014
The new places have been identified as part of theGenomics Education Programme with up to 16 places in Genetics and up to 16 in the Pathology of Acquired Disease (specifically focused in Histopathology and Haematology). The Higher Specialist Scientist Training ( ) has been identified as an essential part of workforce planning to expand the specialist scientific workforce in genomics. The aim is for the posts to start in early January 2015.
These posts will attract full salary funding for the first 3 years along with any academic fees incurred. However, the funding for the final 2 years of the training period must be met by the host department.anticipate that the majority of these posts will be affiliated with those who have applied to become Genomic Medicine Centres or those who plan to apply in subsequent procurement waves.
The Recruitment Process
Recruitment will be administered by theNational School of Healthcare Science and is to be restricted to in-service applications only. It will follow the same process as for all other trainee positions recruited in 2014. In-service applicants must be in existing posts and their application must be supported by their employers. All applicants will be required to undergo a formal benchmarking and appointment process overseen by the National School of Healthcare Science.
Applications require that the is completed by your employer and sent to: GEP Expression of Interest formMSCrecruitment@wm. Nominations from employers must be received by 12.00 noon on 28 November 2014. . .uk
- Read more details of the application process, criteria and how to apply the Genomics Education Programme Expression of Interest Document
- A detailed description of the Scaling the Heights: an overview of Higher Specialist Scientist Training () in Healthcare Science programme and its development is available in
- Details of the Curricula Network site curricula can be found on the
- Further Information about these posts can be obtained from the Genomics Education programme by emailing: genomicseducation@wm.. .uk