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Department seeks members of the Expert Advisory Group on AIDS

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The Department of Health is seeking to appoint 5 new members to the Expert Advisory Group on AIDS (EAGA).

The Department of Health is seeking to appoint 5 new members to the Expert Advisory Group on AIDS (EAGA).

The position

EAGA provides independent expert scientific advice on matters relating to HIV and AIDS, when requested, to chief medical officers of health departments in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Members will have responsibility for the operation of EAGA and engage in collective consideration of issues. They will also actively participate in reviewing scientific evidence, producing or contributing to, and commenting on papers presented to EAGA.

The new members will have responsibilities within the following fields:

  • academic epidemiologist with an interest in HIV
  • consultant in occupational medicine
  • consultant in public health medicine
  • HIV voluntary sector member (2 vacancies)

Candidates must have an outstanding record of achievement and personal credibility within their field.

Time and pay

There is no remuneration for these posts but expenses are paid in line with Department of Health policy. The time commitment is three meetings per year.

The department’s senior responsible officer** **determines the length of appointments, which will be for either two or three years.

How to apply

If you require an alternative format such as Braille, large print or audio please call Holly Wainwright on 0113 254 6135 quoting the reference EC12-36.

Closing date

The closing date for applications is midday on 22 January 2013.

This appointment is regulated by The Commissioner for Public Appointments.

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