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LONDON SCHOOL OF HYGIENE & TROPICAL MEDICINE
DEPARTMENT OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND POPULATION HEALTH
Lecturer/Research Fellow in Medical Statistics and Epidemiology in the
Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit – Ref: KFMSE-4
We have a vacancy for a Lecturer/Research Fellow to work in the unit’s
Tropical Epidemiology Group (TEG), a leading international group of
statistical epidemiologists working on the health problems of developing
countries. The post holder will work on a community randomised trial,
conducted in Zambia and South Africa, of two interventions to reduce the
prevalence of tuberculosis (TB) in settings of high HIV prevalence. The
study is part of the Consortium to Respond Effectively to the AIDS and
TB Epidemic and receives funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates
Foundation. The person appointed will contribute to study design,
statistical analysis of results, data management and the preparation of
research findings for publication. Based in London, regular visits to
Lusaka in Zambia and Stellenbosch in South Africa will be essential. The
study will be completed during the period of the appointment giving the
post holder an exciting opportunity to be involved in the analysis and
publication of the findings of one of the most important ongoing studies
in this field. The successful candidate will also contribute to the
School’s postgraduate teaching programme, and will be encouraged to
pursue methodological research arising from the Unit’s activities.
Applicants should have a postgraduate qualification in statistics and
relevant experience of working as a medical statistician, preferably in
an epidemiological context. The ability to work both independently and
as a member of a multidisciplinary scientific team is essential.
Experience of working in developing countries would be an advantage.
The appointment will be initially to 31st January 2012 and will be made
on the School’s Lecturer or Research Fellow scales - £35,194 to £42,213
per annum, inclusive depending on qualifications and experience.
Applications should be made on-line via our website at
http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk.The reference for this post is KFMSE-4.
Applications should also include a CV and the names and email contacts
of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Closing
date for the receipt of applications is Tuesday 1 December 2009.
Interested applicants are invited to contact Dr Katherine Fielding
([log in to unmask]) or Professor Peter Godfrey-Fausset
([log in to unmask]) for further information.
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is committed to being
an equal opportunities employer.