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Faculty of Infectious & Tropical Diseases
per annum, inclusive.
Monday 13 August 2012
Friday 31 August 2012
The Environmental Health Group at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is a thriving multidisciplinary group with research activities in hygiene, sanitation, water and behaviour change.
The Group is seeking a Research Assistant to assist in the design and implementation of field studies to assess the impact of sanitation in low-income countries. The position requires: a bachelor’s degree in biology, biomedical or environmental science; a master’s degree in epidemiology with emphasis on environmental health; a minimum of one year’s experience coordinating epidemiological research on rural sanitation in a low-income setting and two years experience conducting epidemiological research or investigations of enteric diseases; experience using ArcGIS for spatial analysis of environmental outcomes as well as EpiInfo and Stata for managing and analyzing field data. The post also requires experience and demonstrated ability to initiate and undertake research in sanitation in low-income countries; experience working with research collaborators in low-income countries; experience recruiting, training and managing staff in low-income countries; and experience in monitoring project budgets.
The post is a full-time (1.0 FTE) appointment, based in London but will require extensive travel in India, potentially up to 50% of the contract time. It is for approximately 14 months initially but may be extended subject to the availability of funding.
The salary is on the Academic Pathway Grade 5 scale at £31,065, per annum, inclusive.
Please contact Eileen Chappell on 0207 927 2303 if you would like to discuss this post.
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