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The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) is the independent regulator of fertility treatment and embryo research. We license and inspect clinics and laboratories to ensure safe, effective services for everyone affected by fertility treatment. We hold the largest database of fertility treatments in the world.
Scientific Policy Officer
We are looking for a full time or part time Scientific Policy Officer to support a wide range of our policy-related work. A key part of this role will be to support the Scientific Policy team in carrying out reviews of HFEA policy, which can include analysing consultation responses and researching and providing scientific policy advice internally and externally.
You will be working on various areas of policy likely to include fertility treatment add-ons, donor screening and consent. You will be the secretariat to the HFEA’s Scientific and Clinical Advances Advisory Committee (SCAAC) of scientific experts and clinicians and will support the HFEA’s horizon scanning function. The successful candidate will also be responsible for dealing with patient, public and professional enquiries from clinics, including queries from the media and parliamentary questions.
Closing date: Monday 6 June 2022
Review date: 16 May 2024