Research Assistant

University of Edinburgh - Centre for Global Health Research

Based in the Centre for Global Health Research at the Usher Institute, this post offers an exciting opportunity to conduct systematic reviews of literature, draft briefs on findings from these reviews, support in the preparation and submission of academic publications, and contribute to the general activities of the Global Health Governance Programme within the Centre as directed by the PI, Professor Devi Sridhar.

We are seeking a dynamic individual with experience of conducting research including reviewing literature and writing. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, including experience of conducting reviews of the literature and summarising this in written form, be enthusiastic with a proactive approach to work and a knowledge of, and interest in, global health issues.

Applicants must have a strong first degree with relevant research experience in a social science subject (e.g. dissertation research)

The post is available on a fixed term basis with a working pattern of 10 hours per week and available from October 2017 for 10 months initially.

Please include your CV (including details of 3 references) and a supporting statement with details of how you meet the knowledge, skills and experience required for this post.

Please direct informal enquiries to: Professor Devi Sridhar (

Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the second week of September 2017.

For further particulars and to submit an application, visit the University of Edinburgh’s website via the apply button below.

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