|Location:||Mwanza - Tanzania|
|Salary:||£40,611 to £46,119 Per annum, inclusive.|
|Placed On:||18th November 2021|
|Closes:||5th December 2021|
The Department of Global Health & Development in the Faculty of Public Health & Policy is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow responsible for conducting social science research for the Add-Vacc Study. We are seeking to appoint a highly qualified individual to work with Professor Shelley Lees who will lead this work. The post holder will be based in Tanzania.
The Research Fellow, under the management of Professor Lees, will conduct qualitative research for a study exploring the impact of a gender-neutral vaccination strategy on population HPV vaccine genotype prevalence in 18-21-year-old males and females. The position will involve setting up the qualitative research for the project in Mwanza and conducting the research and analysis of data.
The successful applicant will have: a Masters level qualification in a social science; experience working as a social scientist in East Africa; proven experience of conducting qualitative analysis and experience with qualitative data analysis software such as NVivo. Spoken and written command of Swahili would be desirable. Further particulars are included in the job description.
This post is full time and funded for 3 years, to start as soon as possible. The salary will be on the Academic scale, Grade 6 scale in the range £40,611 - £46,119 per annum (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 “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. This post is based in Mwanza, Tanzania.
Applications should be made on-line via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. 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 email@example.com. Please quote reference PHP-GHD-2021-24.
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.Further details: Job Description
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