The House of Commons Library research service provides politically impartial briefing to MPs of all parties and their staff, through a confidential enquiry service, the publication of Briefing Papers and other online information. The Science and Environment Section provides briefing on environment policy, water, waste, agriculture, fisheries, countryside, medicine and public health, energy policy, telecoms, science and IT and technology.
We are currently recruiting for a Medicine and Public Health Researcher. The team is seeing an increase in the volume of medicine and public health-related work and the Medicine and Public Health Researcher will work alongside a Senior Researcher in these areas. MPs deal with a wide range of medical issues in their role – from specific issues raised in constituency work to legislating on issues such as organ donation. The post holder will cover topics including: medicine regulation, medical ethical issues, drugs regulation and public health issues (such as obesity and tobacco). Note issues around health service provision and organisation are covered by other Library teams.
Annual leave starting at 30 days pro rata
Civil Service Pension scheme
Interest-free season ticket loan
Child care voucher scheme
Discounted membership of the in-house gym
All applications must be submitted on a House of Commons application form