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UK Renal MedTech Research Network Vacancy for co-chairs

Unpaid, voluntary role (remuneration for reasonable expenses) 

Closing date: 5pm, Monday 20 November 2023

Would you like to help lead and shape development of the UK Renal MedTech Research Network as a voluntary co-chair?

UKKMTRN leads a dynamic and responsive group of clinicians, patients, and trainees from across the UK along with experts from a range of disciplines to advance research in technology which will improve patient care in the community. The network adopts a broad definition of medical technology and is interested in both its development and implementation.

This network will develop new research ideas and convert these into high-quality funding applications and link research collaborations across the UK Kidney Research Consortium (UKKRC), working with clinical study groups (CSGs) and other renal research Networks.

Alongside two existing co-chairs, you will:

  • Lead the UK Renal MedTech Research Network
  • Organise meetings (with support from Kidney Research UK)
  • Encourage new members (from all relevant specialities, trainees and public and patient involvement members)
  • Encourage trainee engagement and development
  • Publicise the work of UKRMTRN
  • Report to the UK Kidney Research Consortium and attend meetings (twice per year)
  • Lead collaborative funding applications

The tenure of network chairs is four years maximum. In addition to the responsibilities outlined above, there are some additional criteria you would need to meet, which can be found in this role description.

Application process

The current co-chairs David Keane ( and Johnathan Murray ( are happy to have an informal conversation with interested applicants about the role.

Please end your CV and a one-page covering letter that outlines your three-year vision for the UK Renal MedTech Research Network to

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