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Assistant or Associate Professor (0.4 FTE)

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - Department of Disease Control

Location: London
Salary: £47,405 to £65,789 Per annum, pro rata.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th October 2021
Closes: 21st October 2021
Job Ref: ITD-DCD-2021-16

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. 

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor for the project ‘Intermittent Preventative Treatment in Infants (IPTi)’ based in Department of Disease Control.

The successful applicant will oversee two full-time Research Fellows within the Impact Evaluation Work Package and provide senior technical oversight of tool development for household cross-sectional surveys and facility-level malaria surveillance (Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire), and contribute to parasite clearance and protection studies (Mozambique, Zambia, and Cameroon). The post-holder will be required to travel to the programme countries and guide field training, and overseeing data collection and cleaning. The post-holder will oversee data analyses and manuscript preparation for peer-review publication.

The successful applicant will, amongst other things, be required to contribute to the improvement of the quality and inclusivity of the School’s education, be able to deliver high quality and inclusive teaching and be able to supervise a doctoral student.

The post-holder will have a doctoral infectious disease epidemiology, global health, or related field, expertise in household and facility level survey development and data analysis, proven ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively as part of a research team, and to meet research deadlines, an understanding of the strategies for improving equity and inclusion in research and/or learning and teaching. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post is part-time 14 hours per week, 0.4 FTE and fixed-term until 31 July 2025. The post is funded by Unitaid via Population Services International and is available to start as soon as possible. 

The salary will be on the Academic Pathway salary scale Grade 7 in the range £47,405 - £54,267 per annum pro rata or Grade 8 in the range £57,320 - £65,789 per annum pro rata (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. 

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

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