Scheme Organiser, UK NEQAS Microbiology

Job Description

UK NEQAS for Microbiology is inviting applications to fill the post of Scheme Organiser for the UK NEQAS for Microbiology Interpretive comments scheme on an honorary/ contractual basis.

About the Scheme Organiser for Interpretive Comments Scheme

The Scheme Organiser for UK NEQAS for Microbiology Interpretive Comments scheme will be an expert of national or, ideally, international standing, preferably in the field of medical microbiology and/or virology and/or infectious diseases. The successful candidate will lead the formulation and delivery of new interpretive comments EQA.

The Scheme Organiser for UK NEQAS for Microbiology Interpretive Comments scheme will also need to work effectively with the different Scheme Organisers and managers to provide strategic advice and respond to challenges, the Microbiology steering committee, the UK NEQAS board of trustees, the different special advisory groups (Virology Specialist Advisory Group, Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Advisory Group), other colleagues in UK NEQAS for Microbiology, and professional bodies such as RCPath, IBMS, etc.

The post holder has a vital role to provide professional and clinical governance to the Microbiology Interpretive Comments Scheme by providing challenging and stimulating clinical case studies on a monthly basis to a clinically qualified audience (consultants – both medical and non-medical, clinical scientists, trainees).

About the Interpretive Comments Scheme 

Please visit the following link for more information: https://ukneqasmicro.org.uk/interpretive-comments/

The Scheme Organiser for UK NEQAS for Microbiology Interpretive Comments should not be employed by or receive personal remuneration from industry, organisations, or pressure groups that can have an impact on EQA delivery during his or her term of appointment.

Job Description

A job description is available on the following link: https://ukneqasmicro.org.uk/images/pdf/JD.pdf

How to apply 

If you wish to know more about this role, please contact Dr Sanjiv Rughooputh via email: sanjiv.rughooputh@phe.gov.uk

If you are interested in applying for this post, please send your current curriculum vitae and a covering letter to Dr Sanjiv Rughooputh (sanjiv.rughooputh@phe.gov.uk) copying Belinda Stobbs (belinda.stobbs@phe.gov.uk) by 30th April 2022.