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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

HR Assistant (maternity cover) 

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

Grade 5: £24,298 - £28,982 p.a. 

We are looking for an HR Assistant to provide support to the Senior HR Officer for all day-to-day aspects of HR administration in The Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health and our Major Overseas Units in Thailand, Kenya and Vietnam.

You will be the first point of contact for all enquiries relating to recruitment and will manage and organise the complete recruitment cycle through to the induction and probation process.

You will have previous generalist HR experience and knowledge and be working towards or have obtained a CIPD qualification. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and confidently with people at all levels both in writing and verbally. Experience of working with CORE or oracle based HR system and experience of working in the Higher Education sector would be an advantage.

This position is available on a full-time basis for a fixed-term maternity cover in the first instance.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 8 February 2016 will be considered.

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Academic Support Assistant  

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

Grade 4: £20,989 - £24,298 p.a. 

We are looking for an Academic Support Assistant to be responsible for providing administrative support to the Oxford-based groups based at the Tropical Medicine and Global Health Medawar site as well as providing PA support to the centre's work related to Africa. This varied role will liaise with colleagues based in Oxford and the Major Overseas Programme's and assist with meeting arrangements, organising travel, letter writing, expenses, diary management and other administrative support as required.

We are seeking an organised and enthusiastic individual, educated to A-level or equivaleny, who has excellent attention to detail and prioritising skills,and good written and verbal communication skills. You must have experince of administrative work perferably in an academic enviroment and show evidence of dealing with confidential or sensitive matters.   

This position is available on a full-time basis for a fixed-term of 2 years in the first instance.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Friday 19 February 2016 will be considered.

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In Cambodia:

Cambodia- COMRU

Laboratory Manager, Cambodia 

Cambodia Oxford Medical Research Unit (COMRU), Cambodia 

Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 p.a. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a Laboratory Manager in the Cambodia Oxford Medical Research Unit (COMRU) based in Cambodia. This paediatric research unit is embedded within the Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC) and is part of the MORU Tropical Health Network.

Your responsibilities will include developing operational, management and biosafety plans for all COMRU laboratories; organising and conducting training for laboratory personnel and other staff on laboratory quality systems and standards. You will also support the Unit Director on matters of health and safety, strategic planning, budgeting and procurement of laboratory commodities and instruments.

You will have a Masters level or higher qualification with experience in conducting research, laboratory management and overseeing laboratory operations, demonstrable knowledge of laboratory quality management systems and standards with experience of their implementation. Excellent diplomacy and communication skills are essential.

This position is available on a full-time basis for a fixed-term of 3 years in the first instance.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 10 February 2016 will be considered.

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In Thailand:

Thailand - MORU    Thailand - SMRU

No current vacancies

 

In Viet Nam:

Viet Nam

Grants and Communications Manager 

The Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, (OUCRU) Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 

Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 p.a. plus an attractive package of overseas allowances

We are seeking an experienced Grants and Communications manager with a good financial understanding, who can also demonstrate some knowledge and experience of communications work. You will also be a self-starter, who works well with a wide range of academic and non-academic colleagues and is keen to develop this area of work to support the Unit as it develops in the future.

You will play a central role in the Unit’s efforts to diversify its income sources. You will also be responsible for the on-going management of the grant, once awarded, including ensuring appropriate financial grant set-up, interim and end of grant reporting, monitoring spend and activity, checking and answering queries on financial reports plus assisting in obtaining no cost extensions and closing grants.

Secondly, you will have oversight of OUCRU-VN’s communications in relation to institutional reporting including the collection of data, other institutional communication tools, brand management, grant progress reporting, some project specific communications and an element of public relations such as the OUCRU website content.

You will have a University degree or equivalent in a relevant field with experience of working in the area of grants management, with financial systems, budget management and monitoring, reading and interpreting financial reports. The ability to working independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team are essential to the role.

This position is available on a full-time basis for a fixed-term until 30 September 2018 in the first instance.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 3 February 2016 will be considered.

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In Kenya:

Kenya (Kilifi)   Kenya (Nairobi)

No current vacancies

 

In Laos:

Lao PDR

No current vacancies