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Position: Research Fellow in Health and Statistics
Institution: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Department: Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The main purpose of the post is to provide analytical support to the team evaluating the MSD for Mothers programme. The post-holder will work with Family Planning and malaria stock card and health register data from health facilities in Senegal. The post-holder will also work with the project lead to determine the effectiveness of a supply chain intervention on stock availability, method mix and Couple Years Protection. There will also be an opportunity to work on other aspects of the evaluation and contribute to the analysis and writing of research outputs
Requirements: Candidates should have an MSc in Medical Statistics or Epidemiology; strong quantitative analysis skills, ideally analysis of large datasets; experience in setting up and maintaining work processes for the use of large datasets (e.g. DHS and SPA) and for requesting analysis outputs and a proven ability to program commands in STATA and Excel, advanced statistical skills, such as in the use of time series analysis, experience in reviewing statistical programs/code written by colleagues
   
Text: Research Fellow in Health and Statistics Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology Salary: £38,533 to £43,759 per annum, inclusive. Closing Date: Thursday 31 May 2018 Reference: EPH-IDE-2018-24 The post-holder will join a team providing methodological support to evaluations of interventions to increase Modern Contraceptive Prevalence use in Senegal. The initiative is funded by MSD for Mothers. The post-holder must have a Masters degree in Medical Statistics and strong quantitative and methodological skills. The post-holder should be able to demonstrate and apply to real-life situations an understanding of key issues in impact evaluation in both non-randomised and randomised-trial designs, as well as from secondary analysis of observational data. The ability to work both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary scientific team is also essential. An ability to demonstrate high quality writing skills is essential. The main purpose of the post is to provide analytical support to the team evaluating the MSD for Mothers programme. The post-holder will work with Family Planning and malaria stock card and health register data from health facilities in Senegal. The post-holder will also work with the project lead to determine the effectiveness of a supply chain intervention on stock availability, method mix and Couple Years Protection. There will also be an opportunity to work on other aspects of the evaluation and contribute to the analysis and writing of research outputs. Candidates should have an MSc in Medical Statistics or Epidemiology; strong quantitative analysis skills, ideally analysis of large datasets; experience in setting up and maintaining work processes for the use of large datasets (e.g. DHS and SPA) and for requesting analysis outputs and a proven ability to program commands in STATA and Excel, advanced statistical skills, such as in the use of time series analysis, experience in reviewing statistical programs/code written by colleagues. Experience in analysis of issues in maternal health care and private sector participation, in healthcare delivery in particular would be an advantage. Further particulars are included in the attached job description. This is a full time post, based in London. The appointment is available immediately for six months with a possibility of extending up to one year. The salary will be on the Academic scale, Grade 6 scale in the range £38,533- £43,759 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 Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. Applications should be made on-line via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk . Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. 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 jobs@lshtm.ac.uk . Please quote reference EPH-IDE-2018-24 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 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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