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Position: Research Assistant in Pneumococcal Vaccine Modelling
Institution: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Department: Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Applications are invited for an epidemiologist and/or infectious disease modeller to join the Department Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). To undertake high quality research as directed by your line manager, including contributing to drafting grant proposals and peer-reviewed and other outputs; To support the administration of projects linked to your employment, helping ensure compliance with good practice in relation to the conduct of research, the ethics policy, and other relevant School policies; To assess the spatial structure of pneumococcal epidemiology in China
Requirements: The successful applicant will have a Master's degree in statistics, mathematical modelling, epidemiology or another relevant discipline with a strong quantitative component. Candidates should also demonstrate experience in statistics and/or mathematical modelling preferably on infectious diseases. Further particulars are included in the attached job description
   
Text: Research Assistant in Pneumococcal Vaccine Modelling Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology Salary: £33,567 to £38,533 per annum, inclusive. Closing Date: Wednesday 05 September 2018 Reference: EPH-IDE-2018-31-R Applications are invited for an epidemiologist and/or infectious disease modeller to join the Department Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). The post-holder will be funded for 18 months through a research grant from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) in the UK on an interdisciplinary and collaborative project with Public Health England, Fudan University and China CDC to use epidemiological methods including literature reviews, mathematical modelling and health economics to inform vaccination policy in China. The post-holder will be supervised by Dr Stefan Flasche and will join a highly successful and supportive group with colleagues at LSHTM, Fudan University, China, and other international partners. It is expected that the project will involve a range of complex and original scientific research that requires a high degree of personal motivation. The successful applicant will have a Master's degree in statistics, mathematical modelling, epidemiology or another relevant discipline with a strong quantitative component. Candidates should also demonstrate experience in statistics and/or mathematical modelling preferably on infectious diseases. Further particulars are included in the attached job description. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. It is full-time, available immediately and is funded for 14 months in the first instance. The appointment will be made on the School’s Research Assistant scale Grade 5, in the range £33,567-£36,316 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 “Director’s Day”. Membership of the USS Pension Scheme is available. Applications should be made on-line via our website jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. The reference for this post is EPH-IDE-2018-31. Applications should include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to jobs@lshtm.ac.uk . Further details: Job Description Email details to a friend Apply Online The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is committed to being an equal opportunities employer . in Share Find Jobs Jobs by Email Jobs by RSS Search Jobs: Search Advanced Job Search Login Please note: Javascript must be enabled to use this website. Email / Username: Password: Login Forgotten Details Register
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