Research Fellow

University of London

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Division of Infectious Illness Epidemiology and Dynamics

£43,947 to £49,908
each year, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Sunday 03 December 2023
Reference:  EPH-EPED-2023-15

The London College of Hygiene & Tropical Medication is a world-leading centre for analysis and postgraduate schooling in public and world well being. Our mission is to enhance well being and well being fairness within the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to attain excellence in public and world well being analysis, schooling and translation of data into coverage and observe. 

We’re recruiting a Analysis Fellow to mannequin the potential impression and worth of creating a brand new technology of influenza vaccines, in addition to their potential utility throughout a pandemic. This may require constructing new fashions and lengthening present fashions to seize the epidemiological and financial penalties of those vaccines, and speaking outcomes to each educational and coverage communities.

The publish can be a part of the Laboratory of Information Discovery for Well being (D²4H), a partnership with the College of Hong Kong (HKU). It can construct on present work at each LSHTM (led by Professor Mark Jit and Dr Rosalind Eggo) and HKU (led by Professor Joseph Wu). Each groups are additionally actively concerned in analysis on respiratory viruses together with influenza, COVID-19 and RSV. The post-holder will work with laboratory-based scientists at HKU concerned in discovering candidates for brand new influenza vaccines. The publish may even be a part of wider collaborations with key stakeholders corresponding to WHO and US CDC.

The post-holder should have a postgraduate diploma, ideally a doctoral diploma, in a related subject and the power to program in appropriate laptop languages, ideally together with R and C/C++. Related expertise of analysis in a quantitative topic, ideally associated to epidemiological and financial modelling of infectious ailments is important. Additional particulars are included within the job description.

The publish is full-time, 1FTE and fixed-term till 31 October 2025. The publish is funded by the Laboratory of Information Discovery for Well being and out there from 01 December 2023.

The wage can be on the Tutorial Pathway scale Grade 6 within the vary £43,947-£49,908 each year (inclusive of London Weighting). The publish can be topic to the LSHTM phrases and circumstances of service.  Annual depart entitlement is 30 working days per 12 months, pro-rata for part-time workers. Along with this there are discretionary “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is out there. The publish is predicated in London.

Functions must be made on-line by way of our jobs web site . On-line purposes can be accepted by the automated system till 10pm of the cut-off date. Any queries concerning the applying course of could also be addressed to [email protected]

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