The Scientific Panel reviews research proposals and recommends high quality projects for funding to the CSP Charitable Trust. The members include experienced researchers, service users, a statistician and a health economist.
Who we are looking for:
- An experienced researcher
- A service user/patient
Scientific panel: What does it involve?
- The term of office is four years
- Travelling and subsistence expenses are paid for attendance at meetings
- Normally two meetings each year in May and November, one over two days
- Preparation for meetings is expected: reading and assessing outline proposals, main research proposals and reports
Scientific panel: Requirements
You need evidence of:
- Research experience either in clinical practice or in a university
- A three year (minimum) publication record
- Success in obtaining research grants/awards
- Supervising research projects either staff or post-graduate students
- Committee work
With expertise in:
- Quantitative research
- MSK research
- Paediatric expertise
You should have experience of:
- Experience of being treated by a physiotherapist, or be a relative who has had close involvement with physiotherapist treating their family member
- Access to a computer and the Internet
- Time to read and review the research applications
And some expertise in:
- Involving service users in funding decisions ensures the research we fund will be of potential benefit to the people we are trying to help. A service user brings a unique perspective to the funding process, using their experience to add a different source of validity.
Scientific panel: Apply now
Researchers: please submit your CV and a 300-word statement including why you are interested in becoming a member of the Scientific Panel and your personal experience of physiotherapy/research. Please send your response via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Service Users: please contact the CSP Charitable Trust via email@example.com to request an application pack. The deadline for submission of service user applications is midnight on 26 August 2016.