|Salary:||£60,221 to £109,794 per annum, inclusive|
|Placed On:||23rd March 2023|
|Closes:||4th June 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 wish to appoint a Professor or Associate Professor in a field related to environmental and planetary health to provide intellectual leadership and help drive the development of this strategically important area of research at LSHTM. We are seeking a talented and highly motivated researcher with a strong track record and expertise in environmental epidemiology and/or evaluation of the health impacts of climate change and environmental policies.
Candidates for the position of Professor must have established expertise and a strong research portfolio in environmental epidemiology, planetary health research, and/or environmental policy and evaluation.
For the position of Associate Professor, candidates are required to have expertise in environmental epidemiology, planetary health research, and/or environmental policy and evaluation. For either post, potential areas of research include: weather (heat & cold), climate change, air pollution and other environmental stressors, as well as innovative methodologies for understanding and exploring environmental and planetary health.
Either post offers an exceptional opportunity to develop a dynamic team working on major challenges of global relevance. The successful candidate will have the opportunity provide research leadership in environment and health, to develop an innovative research portfolio, forge cross-disciplinary collaborations within world-leading LSHTM Centres and through international networks, and contribute to the delivery of high-quality teaching on environmental and planetary health within the renowned MSc programmes of LSHTM. Further particulars are included in the job description.
The post is full-time, 35 hours per week, 1.0 FTE and permanent. The post is available from 1 October 2023.
The salary will be on the Academic, Grade 8 scale (Associate Professor) in the range of £60,221 - £69,118 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting); or Professorial scale (C, Bii & Bi) in the range of Grade £69,254 - £109,794 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please quote reference PHP-PHES-2023-03.
Any informal queries regarding the post may be addressed to Professor Steven Cummins at Steven.Cummins@lshtm.ac.uk.
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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