|Salary:||£36,438 to £47,503 per annum, inclusive|
|Placed On:||3rd February 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.
We are seeking a talented and highly motivated researcher with experience in mathematical modelling to join the Evidence for Policy Action on Climate Change and Health project. The successful candidate will join an exciting, interdisciplinary programme of work to build the evidence base for a Planetary Health approach to health policy making in sub-Saharan Africa. The tasks include development of a health impacts model and to contribute to a review on climate-related impacts on health in Kenya. The allocation of duties in post will be dependent on the candidate’s skill set, experience, and interest in modelling. The post provides the opportunity to interact with and contribute to the work of the LSTHM Centre on Climate Change and Planetary Health, of which this project is a part of.
The successful candidate will be expected to have knowledge of or training in epidemiology, public health, environmental epidemiology, or a related subject and be able to work across disciplines. Other essential criteria include experience in literature reviews & evidence syntheses & strong quantitative skills and interest and experience in using computer programming languages (in particular, R). Further particulars are included in the job description.
The post is full-time 35 hours per week, 1.0 FTE & fixed term until 30 November 2023 with a possibility of an extension subject to external funding availability. The post is funded by the Children’s’ Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) and is available immediately or by 1 April 2023.
The salary will be on the Academic scale, Grade 5 (Research Assistant) in the range £36,438 - £41,829 or Grade 6 (Research Fellow) in the range £41,829 - £47,503 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms & 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 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-PHES-2023-01.
The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience & 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 & 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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