Vacancy: POMCTN Director

The UK Perioperative Medicine Clinical Trials Network (POMCTN) was established in 2015 as a national network to deliver world-class multi-centre clinical trials in anaesthesia and perioperative medicine.

The POMCTN is now recruiting a new director as the current director term nears its end. This role will include overseeing the successful delivery of all network-led clinical trials, working closely with chief investigators to ensure that trials are well supported, as well as leading and developing the strategy of the Network.

The POMCTN is a collaborative national network of active local and principal investigators who are running clinical trials recruiting NHS patients. The Director will have appropriate skills and qualifications including direct experience in leading large clinical trials, strong leadership and interpersonal skills, communication and presentation skills to effectively chair meetings and events.

This is a three-year fixed term appointment, subject to annual review and we are currently seeking funding renewal for one PA backfill for the post. The post can be renewed for one additional term to a maximum of six years.

Further details on the role including a full job description and person specification are available in the document below:

 POMCTN Director JD_PS.pdf (501 KB)

Applications and Deadlines

Applicants should submit the following to pomctn@niaa.org.uk by 5pm on Monday 22 February 2021:

  • CV
  • Covering letter explaining your interest in and suitability for the role
  • One page letter of support from your Head of Division/Head of Department/employer


Interviews will be held in March 2021 (date TBC)

Those who would like to discuss the role with current Director Prof Rupert Pearse before applying should contact the POMCTN.


Closing Date: 5pm Monday 22 February 2021

Click here to contact POMCTN with any further queries