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The Centre of Tropical Medicine and Global Health is a collection of research groups within the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, who are permanently based in Africa and Asia. Our research ranges from clinical studies to behavioural sciences, with capacity building integral to all of our activities. Tropical Medicine and Global Health recruits for a number of research and professional support roles. Scroll down the page to see the current job vacancies by location.

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In Oxford:

Tropical Medicine and Global Health at Oxford   

  

Clinical Research Fellow - ERGO UK PHRST 

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, NDM Research Building, Oxford 

Grade E65: £31,614 - £54,741 p.a.  

We are seeking a Clinical Research Fellow to be a core deployable team member and lead the clinical research programme of the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team (UK PHRST), which is a UK Government funded initiative to establish a specialist team of health experts who can be deployed to tackle outbreaks of deadly disease anywhere in the world within 48 hours. 

You will be based in the UK but will be expected to spend approximately half of your time in lower and middle income countries either deployed to outbreaks or conducting a program of operational clinical research that will make a substantive contribution to improving epidemic preparedness and response. You will be encouraged to register your research for a Doctor of Philosophy. 

As a clinical research fellow, you will be MRCP qualified or have an equivalent qualification. You will hold a post-qualification in medical training and have research experience in a relevant health-related topic. Fluency in an additional language would be highly desirable, but is not essential. 

This is a full-time position on a fixed-term contract until 31 March 2021. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 19 April 2017 will be considered.

Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 24 April 2017.

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Senior Clinical Research Fellow - ERGO UK PHRST 

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, NDM Research Building, Headington, Oxford 

Grade E82: £76,001 - £102,465 p.a.  

We are seeking a Senior Clinical Research Fellow to be a core deployable team member and lead the clinical research programme of the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team (UK PHRST), which is a UK Government funded initiative to establish a specialist team of health experts who can be deployed to tackle outbreaks of deadly disease anywhere in the world within 48 hours. 

You will be based in the UK but will be expected to spend approximately half of your time in lower and middle income countries either deployed to outbreaks or conducting a program of operational clinical research that will make a substantive contribution to improving epidemic preparedness and response. You will be expected to build an independent research portfolio. 

As a senior clinical research fellow, you will be MRCP qualified or have an equivalent qualification. You will be on the GMC Specialist Register with a license to practice and will have strong clinical credentials with extensive experience of working with infectious diseases. Fluency in an additional language would be highly desirable, but is not essential. 

This is a full-time position on a fixed-term contract until 31 March 2021. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 19 April 2017 will be considered. 

Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 24 April 2017.

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Part-time Senior Course Administrator - MSc (maternity cover) 

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Peter Medawar Building, South Parks Road, Oxford 

Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a. (pro rata) 

 

THIS POST MAY ALSO BE OFFERED AS A SECONDMENT OPPORTUNITY. 

We are seeking a Senior Course Administrator to manage and provide oversite on the administrative process relating to the MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine, based in Oxford. The Senior Course Administrator will support the students, starting at selection and admission through to completion of the course, overseeing the liaison with colleges and central university processes, and managing the examination process with the Chair of Examiners. The successful Senior Course Administrator co-line manages a course assistant and a course coordinator. 

As the Senior Course Administrator, you will have previous administrative experience in a university student-based role, with knowledge of student and course administrative methods. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will possess the ability to manage conflicting deadlines and prioritise work effectively. PA experience would be desirable. 

This post is a part-time position (70% FTE). It is a fixed-term contract for 9 months. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 24 April 2017 will be considered. Interviews will take place on Friday 5 May 2017.

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Java Software Engineer - Emerging Epidemics and Drug Resistance (IDDO) 

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, NDM Research Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford 
Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.   

This is an excellent opportunity for a Software Engineer to join an expanding team based at the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, University of Oxford. The Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) hosts a collection of data-sharing platforms, bringing together data to support vital research on emerging epidemics and drug resistance. The new platform is building upon the success of the WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN), applying the Network’s principles and processes to a range of infectious diseases including Ebola, visceral leishmaniasis and Zika. 

The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for developing many of the programme’s key software systems. You should have extensive experience in web application development and Java programming and have an interest in scientific applications of computing. You will be involved in all stages of the software development lifecycle, from requirements analysis, design and implementation, through to testing and maintenance. 

We are looking for someone who has a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline such as computer science or equivalent experience, excellent Java programming skills, as well as the ability to programme in several different programming languages. You should be competent in web application programming and have experience of relational database design (in particular SQL).

This post is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 1 year in the first instance. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 11 May 2017 will be considered.

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Senior Java Software Engineer - Emerging Epidemics and Drug Resistance (IDDO) 

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, NDM Research Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford 

Grade 8: £39,324 - £46,924 p.a.  

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join an expanding team based at the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, University of Oxford. The Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) hosts a collection of data-sharing platforms, bringing together data to support vital research on emerging epidemics and drug resistance. The new platform is building upon the success of the WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN), applying the Network’s principles and processes to a range of infectious diseases including Ebola, visceral leishmaniasis and Zika. 

The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for developing many of the programme’s key software systems. You should have extensive experience in web application development and Java programming and have an interest in scientific applications of computing. You will be involved in all stages of the software development lifecycle, from requirements analysis, design and implementation, through to testing and maintenance. 

We are looking for someone who has a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline such as computer science or equivalent experience, excellent Java programming skills, as well as the ability to programme in several different programming languages. You should be highly competent in web application programming and have experience of relational database design (in particular SQL). 

This post is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 1 year in the first instance. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 11 May 2017 will be considered.

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In Cambodia:

Cambodia- COMRU

No current vacancies

 

In Thailand:

Thailand - MORU 

No current vacancies

 

In Viet Nam:

Viet Nam  

No current vacancies

 

In Kenya:

Kenya (Kilifi)   Kenya (Nairobi)

No current vacancies

 

In Laos:

Lao PDR

No current vacancies