Current Jobs

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

Systems and Database Administrator 

CCVTM, Churchill Hospital, Headington, Oxford 

Grade 7: £30,434 - £37,394 with a discretionary range to £40,847 p.a. 

The Worldwide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN) is a high-profile global malaria research network, and its information systems are critical to the delivery of its mission to mitigate the risks of anti-malarial resistance.

The WWARN Informatics team is looking for a dedicated Systems and Database Administrator, to take responsibility for the deployment, administration and successful operation of all WWARN's information systems and underpinning databases, operating systems and servers.

The role will primarily involve managing servers (both physical in-house and cloud-based), Linux operating systems, databases, content management systems, web servers and Java servlet containers, and managing the web applications.

You will have a bachelor degree in a related discipline such as computer science, or equivalent experience with experience of direct responsibility for the management and delivery of high-profile public-facing and/or mission-critical systems.

This post is fixed-term until 30 September 2016 in the first instance.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Friday 30 January 2015 will be considered. 

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Data Manager - The Worldwide Antimalarial Resistance Network

CCVTM, Churchill Hospital, Headington, Oxford

Grade 6: £27,057 - £32,277 p.a.

We are looking for someone to be the Worldwide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN) Data Manger and work across a range of issues related to management of malaria clinical trials data. You will be based in Oxford and work closely with the Senior Data Manager and also the WWARN teams based in Asia, East Africa and West Africa.

You will work to manage, transform and curate different types of data and will be responsible for ensuring the accurate and complete submission of study datasets and associated documentation. You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining a tracking system to track data within the WWARN system.

You will have an undergraduate qualification, or equivalent, in a scientific or health related discipline and some experience of data management. A high level of attention to detail and good organisational skills are also required. Experience of working with large databases and some knowledge of clinical trials data is also desirable.

This post is a full-time position but part-time hours will be considered. It is fixed-term and available until September 2016 in the first instance.

Only applicants received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 4 February 2015 will be considered.

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Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine (CCVTM), Churchill Hospital, Oxford 

Grade 7: £30,434 - £37,394 p.a.

More than 500 million people become severely ill with malaria every year and more than 1 million die from the effects of the disease. The Worldwide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN), working with the World Health Organization (WHO) and funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will set up a global drug resistance information resource so that more of the right drugs can get to the right people at the right time, and the drugs will last longer.

We are looking for a statistician who will be responsible primarily for carrying out pooled data analyses answering specific research questions, and liaising with teams from across the WWARN scientific groups. The postholder will liaise with the data management team and the IT Software Development team to maintain and improve the WWARN data repository and develop new online tools for data analysis.

You will have an MSc in biostatistics/medical statistics or equivalent, experience of bio-statistical application in the field of statistics and/or epidemiology, excellent communications skills and the ability to work both independently and within a team.

The post is fixed-term up to 30 September 2016 in the first instance with possibility of extension.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 11 February 2015 will be considered. 

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In Laos:


No current vacancies

In Thailand:

Thailand - MORU          Thailand - SMRU

No current vacancies

In Viet Nam:

Viet Nam

No current vacancies

In Kenya:

Kenya (Kilifi)          Kenya (Nairobi)

No current vacancies