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 realize excellence in public and world well being analysis, schooling and translation of information into coverage and observe. 

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

The publish will probably be a part of the Laboratory of Knowledge Discovery for Well being (D²4H), a partnership with the College of Hong Kong (HKU). It would construct on current 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 spanking new influenza vaccines. The publish can even be a part of wider collaborations with key stakeholders akin to WHO and US CDC.

The post-holder will need to have a postgraduate diploma, ideally a doctoral diploma, in a related matter and the power to program in appropriate pc 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 Knowledge Discovery for Well being and accessible from 01 December 2023.

The wage will probably be on the Educational Pathway scale Grade 6 within the vary £43,947-£49,908 each year (inclusive of London Weighting). The publish will probably be topic to the LSHTM phrases and circumstances of service.  Annual go away 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 offered. The publish is predicated in London.

Purposes must be made on-line by way of our jobs web site . On-line functions will probably be accepted by the automated system till 10pm of the time limit. Any queries relating to the applying course of could also be addressed to [email protected]

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