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Research Fellow in Infectious Disease Modelling

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Salary:  £40,011 to £45,437 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Wednesday 29 July 2020
Reference:  EPH-IDE-2020-34

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. 

We are recruiting a Research Fellow to join our growing team of vaccine modellers and economists. Since 2011, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) has supplied model-based estimates of the impact of different vaccines to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. The successful candidate will have a background in mathematical modelling, health economics, epidemiology, statistics or another relevant discipline with a strong quantitative component. The post-holder will have prior experience in constructing mathematical models, preferably of infectious diseases and ideally including fitting models to data. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post is full time and fixed-term until 31 March 2021 in the first instance, but is highly likely to be extended. The post is available immediately. 

The salary will be on the Academic pathways Grade 6 in the range £40,011 - £45,437 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. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

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.

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.

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