|£43,947 to £49,908 per annum, inclusive.
|1st December 2023
|7th January 2024
Closing Date: Sunday 07 January 2024
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 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 recruiting a Research Fellow to join the Department of Global Health and Development and Theme 3 of the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Vaccines and Immunisation. This theme (Immunisation delivery systems and public interactions with vaccines) examines how immunisation systems work, and evaluates public responses to vaccination programmes. It aims to explore factors influencing vaccination uptake and delivery.
The post holder will be involved in the design, conduct, write up and dissemination of qualitative, quantitative and mixed-methods projects within theme 3. They will also support patient and public involvement and engagement with our research. The successful applicant will have a PhD (or Master’s degree and excellent research experience) in public health, sociology, anthropology social or health psychology, epidemiology or another relevant discipline. The post holder will have experience in conducting mixed methods health research in the UK context and a good knowledge of the UK vaccination programme. Further particulars are included in the job description.
The post is full-time 35 hours per week, 1 FTE and fixed term until 31 March 2025. The post is funded by the National Institute of Health and Care Research and is available from 7 January 2024.
The salary will be on the Academic Pathway salary scale Grade 6 in the range £43,947 to £49,908 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 by clicking the 'Apply' button above. 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-GHD-2023-19.
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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