|Salary:||£41,829 to £47,503 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting).|
|Placed On:||2nd February 2023|
|Closes:||1st March 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.
We are seeking to appoint a research fellow to support the delivery of a cluster randomised controlled Trial (RCT) on vector control interventions involving the most promising new generation of long-lasting insecticidal net. The RCT aims to produce evidence on the efficacy of two type of dual active-ingredient LLIN’s compared to standard LLIN’s against malaria infection and transmission by resistant mosquito populations. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of high-profile research that will help define future malaria control policy of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and African member states.
The post holder will support all epidemiological components of the project and should therefore be organised, diligent and able to work under pressure. The candidate will work within a larger multi-disciplinary team so excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be essential as well a strong team spirit. Applications from Ivorian candidates are encouraged.
The post holder will have a postgraduate degree, ideally a doctoral degree, in a relevant topic. Substantial relevant experience in control of vector borne diseases in a developing country (ideally in an African setting). Further particulars are included in the job description.
The post is funded at 1 FTE until 31 December 2024 and is available to start immediately.
The salary will be on the Academic Grade 6 scale in the range of £41,829 to £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 Bouake, Cote d’Ivoire.
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