|Salary:||£41,829 to £47,503 per annum, inclusive|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||20th January 2023|
|Closes:||16th February 2023|
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.
This is an exciting opportunity for a postgraduate researcher to join the LSHTM team of the HIGH Horizons Consortium.
The HIGH Horizons’ objective is to develop effective climate adaptation/mitigation interventions specific to the needs of pregnant women, infants and health workers in Kenya, South Africa, Sweden and Zimbabwe.
The post-holder will support the i) development of global indicators to monitor impact of Climate & Heat on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH), ii) development and evaluation of HIGH Horizons early warning system, adaptation and mitigation interventions and iii) knowledge management, dissemination and exploitation of research findings.
The ideal candidate will have a postgraduate degree in a relevant topic and experience in Climate & Health; and/or Global Indicators Development; and/or Maternal, Newborn and Child Health. It is essential that the candidate has experience working with LMICs and to be able to travel for both short and long visits for project work. Experience in policy dialogue and working with global health organizations is desirable.
The post is available on a part-time or full-time basis at 0.5 - 1.0 FTE and fixed-term until 31 January 2025 with possibility for extension. It is funded by UKRI and is available from 1 February 2023.
The salary will be on the Academic Pathway scale Grade 6 in the range £41,829 - £47,503 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 “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please quote reference EPH-IDE-2023-01.
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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