Research Officer

Closing date: Monday 31 July 2023
Location: Andover, Hampshire, with Hybrid options considered
Hours: 37.5
Salary: £27,000 - £31,000
Contract: Permanent
Interview date: 17 August 2023

Want to work with a team that does something worthwhile? We are proud to work together to Beat Macular Disease – and this has been recognised by The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023 list.

Macular disease is the biggest cause of sight loss in the UK, with around 300 people diagnosed every day. The Macular Society is the only charity determined to beat the fear and isolation of macular disease with world class research, and the best advice and support.

Our Research Officer will support the Research Manager in the management, administration and development of the Macular Society’s research programme. They will also work with researchers and companies developing products to facilitate public and patient involvement in research.

If you have a scientific background and are interested in all aspects of research as part of a growing team, then we would love to hear from you.

In return, we provide a great working culture – we do something worthwhile and are proud to work together to Beat Macular Disease – as recognised by our inclusion in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023 list.

We offer flexible working options, 26 days annual leave, rising to 27 after one years service, the ability to buy or sell annual leave, supportive family policies, and 6% pension contribution. To find out more please visit:

We are passionate about treating people fairly and as equals, doing so is instinctive to us. We know that to Beat Macular Disease for all we have work to do. That’s why we are keen to hear from people of all backgrounds who have the skills and experience we are looking for. We particularly encourage applications from people from under-represented groups, to help ensure what we do and how we do it is inclusive – for everyone.


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Closing date: 31 July 2023


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