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HSST Recruitment

A detailed description of the HSST programme and its development is available in Scaling the Heights: an overview of Higher Specialist Scientist Training (HSST) in Healthcare Science

Read the joint statement on HSST for the life sciences.

Details of the HSST curricula can be found at NHS Networks.

Post information

There are direct entry posts available for:

  • Clinical Bioinformatics (Genomics) at Coventry and Warwickshire Pathology Service
  • Clinical Bioinformatics (Genomics) at East Anglian Medical Genetics (Cambridge)
  • Clinical Bioinformatics (Genomics) at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Clinical Immunology at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Virology at Public Health England - Bristol

Useful documents


HSST 2016 advert

Person specification

HSST core person specification 2016

Recruitment guidance and policies for HSST

HSST applicant and employer guidance 2016

What applicants can expect at interviews

HSST frequently asked questions 2016

Complaints policy

HSST Applicant offers guidance

HSST Applicant offers guidance - coming soon

How to apply

The application window for the HSST will open from 0900 hours on Monday 29th February 2016.

Please click on this link to apply:


Go to HOME to create an account and then to VACANCIES and search for Healthcare Science in the staff group. 

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