Director, National Council for Osteopathic Research (NCOR)

Opening Date:
1 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
30 Apr 2021
Salary Range:

The National Council for Osteopathic Research (NCOR) has successfully established a firm foundation for osteopathic research development that is shaping osteopathic practice and training.

A coalition of stakeholder organisations concerned with the quality of patient care, NCOR is seeking a Director to build on the organisation’s achievements and provide strategic leadership.

The Role

  • Managing and developing the National Council for Osteopathic Research.
  • Working with a wide range of stakeholders to foster osteopathic research.
  • Leading the NCOR Research Council and executive to develop and deliver the organisation’s objectives.
  • Acting as the advocate for NCOR and osteopathic research activity.
  • Devising strategies for promoting research awareness and research activity amongst osteopaths.

The Candidate should have:

  • A strong interest in developing osteopathic research capacity.
  • Demonstrable experience of successful leadership in healthcare, healthcare education, research or public policy development.
  • A University-based academic or health policy background of national standing in their subject or profession.

An honorarium of £12,000 is offered for an anticipated time commitment of 1 day per week.

The appointment is for an initial three-year term.

NCOR is looking to fill this role by May 2021, to start October 2021

For an information pack and details regarding the application process, please email

For an informal discussion about this role, contact Maurice Cheng, NCOR Chair, on 07710 318083, or

Applications should be received by 30 April 2021. Interviews will be held in May 2021.