Welcome to the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine's recruitment website. This gives details of our current employment opportunities, and how to apply for them, as well as some further information on working at the School. We hope this will encourage you to apply for one of our vacancies.
About the School
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 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.
Founded in 1899 by Sir Patrick Manson, the School has expanded in recent years at its two main sites on Keppel Street and Tavistock Place. We work with partners worldwide to support the development of teaching and research capacity.
The School was named the world’s leading research-focused graduate school in the Times Higher Education World Rankings (2013), and among the world’s top 100 universities by reputation (2014). In 2014, it was also in the top 10 universities in the world for citation rate by the new EU-supported U-Multirank database, and fourth in the world for impact in medical sciences by the Leiden Ranking.
Our research income has grown to over £79 million per year from national and international funding sources including the UK government, the European Commission, the Wellcome Trust and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The School’s multidisciplinary expertise includes clinicians, epidemiologists, statisticians, social scientists, molecular biologists and immunologists.
Our Education programmes have grown to more than 1,000 London-based Master’s and Research students, 3,000 studying Master’s by distance learning and over 1,000 on short courses and continuous professional development. Our staff, students and alumni work in more than 180 countries in government, academia, international agencies and health services.
Our Values: The School seeks to foster and sustain a creative and supportive working environment based upon an ethos of respect and rigorous scientific enquiry. We embrace and value the diversity of our staff and student population and seek to promote equality as an essential element in contribution to improving health worldwide.