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International Policy Officer

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Fixed term for 1 year Help to tackle the biggest scientific and health challenges and opportunities facing our society. From basic research through clinical application to healthcare delivery, the Academy of Medical Sciences champions innovation and transforms patient outcomes. We’re here to promote excellence, nurture a new generation of medical researchers and bring academia, industry and the NHS together whilst shaping policy on the world stage. Our prestige and influence allow us to have a transformative impact on policy and research. The post holder will play a key role in the Academy’s policy team, primarily supporting our international policy programme These activities will require close working with the Academy’s Fellows and other experts and stakeholders, both in the UK and internationally, to identify and analyse key policy issues, in addition to monitoring developments in policy, and supporting the delivery of our international policy programme, in particular our GCRF policy workshops. A team player with a sound understanding of the policymaking process with an interest in or experience of international working or international development, you will have a strong appetite to harness connections across research disciplines, sectors and communities. First-rate communication skills and attention to detail are essential. The post holder will be expected to foster excellent relationships with Fellows, external partners and key stakeholders. Excellent benefits include: generous leave allowance, staff lunches, Academy pension scheme, and travel assistance amongst others. The Academy is located in refurbished, friendly offices near Oxford Circus. To apply, please visit our website via the button below. CVs in isolation will not be accepted. The closing date: 5.00pm on 19 July 2021. Interview date: w/c 26 July 2021. No agencies, please.

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