Who we're looking for and what's involved

We're looking for chairs to lead several of our guideline committees over the next year. We welcome applications from skilled and experienced leaders with:

  • a track record of chairing national or high proflie multi-professional committees or working groups
  • a commitment to evidence-based practice or medicine
  • experience of guideline development processes (ideally). 

The National Guidelines Centre (NGC) will be recruiting for these roles, on behalf of NICE. 

Time commitment: 2 years (from when the guideline starts).

The topics we'll be looking at

We expect to start work on the following guideline topics this year:

  • gout
  • pernicious anaemia 
  • hypoadrenalism: acute and long-term management
  • Barrett's oesophagus: ablative therapy.

Please note, this list is indicative and subject to change. We'll allocate chairs to a specific guideline after their appointment. 

How to apply

  1. Read the information for applicants (PDF). This will tell you more about: 
    • the role description and person specification  
    • expenses and how to claim
    • the recruitment and selection process.
  2. We need:
    • A cover letter. It should explain how you meet the criteria in the person specification and your motivation for applying for the post.
    • A short CV.

    And these completed forms:

  3. Attach those documents to an email and send to NGC-recruitment@rcplondon.ac.uk

Closing date: 5pm, Monday 4 February 2019.

Interview date: Tuesday 9 April 2019.

More information

Declaring conflicts of interest

Make sure you read our declaration of interests policy before you apply. We won't be able to take your application further if you have a conflict of interest relating to the committee's work. This could be financial or non-financial. 

Any questions?

If you have any questions about the role or recruitment process, contact Amelia Unsworth at amelia.unsworth@rcplondon.ac.uk.

About our committees

Our committees develop and update our guidance. A diverse range of professionals and lay people take part. 

Find out more about our committees.