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

Support Officer

Centre for Tropical Nedicine and Global Health, Oxford
Grade 5 : £24,057 - £28,695 p.a.

The UK Centre of Tropical Medicine and Global Health has grown dramatically in size over the last few years and has several world leading research initiatives based within it.

We are looking for a support officer who will provide administrative support to the Unit Administrator (Oxford Portfolio) who provides administrative support to all Oxford based research groups. The role will be a challenging one with substantial opportunities to support the implementation of procedural change within the Centre.

You will have excellent communication skills with good attention to detail and proven organisational skills including the ability to organise your own workload effectively. You will have a high level of personal discretion, tact, and judgment, especially when dealing with sensitive and/or confidential material. The ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure and to prioritise competing demands is essential. Previous knowledge or research grants and contracts would be an advantage.

This post is fixed-term until 31 March 2016 in the first instance.

You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

Only applications received by 12.00 midday on Wednesday 12 November 2014 will be considered.

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In Laos:

Lao PDR

No current vacancies

In Thailand:

Thailand - MORU          Thailand - SMRU

Head of Laboratory

Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU), Bangkok, Thailand
Grade 9 : £44,620 - £51,702 p.a.

Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU) is a well established and highly productive research collaboration between the Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, the University of Oxford, and the Wellcome Trust (UK). The unit is recognised as a world leader in tropical medicine research. Our main research interests are the epidemiology, diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology and treatment of infectious diseases throughout this populous region.

The department of Clinical Pharmacology located at the Mahidol University in Bangkok is widely recognised as one of the best in the world for the quantification of antimalarial and anti-influenza drugs in biological samples. This research is used to improve treatment regimens, and has had a major influence on the currently recommended treatment regimens for malaria and influenza.

We are looking for an experienced scientist to lead the laboratory and bioanalytical work within the pharmacology department ensuring that the current high levels of quality research output are maintained.

You will have a PhD in analytical chemistry or a bioanalytical related subject with extensive post-doc experience in bioanalytical drug measurement. Experience of working in Asia is desirable.

This post is fixed-term until 30 September 2017 in the first instance.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 12 November 2014 will be considered.

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Head of Clinical Trials

Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU), Bangkok, Thailand
Grade 9: £44,620 - £51,702 p.a.

The Wellcome Trust Thailand Major Overseas Programme (“the unit”) is a well-established and highly productive research collaboration between the Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, the University of Oxford, and the Wellcome Trust (UK). The unit conducts world class research into some of the greatest threats to global health in the 21st century. The main research interests are the epidemiology, diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology and treatment of infectious diseases throughout Asia and elsewhere in the developing world.

We are currently looking for a Head of Clinical Trials Unit to lead and manage a team of Clinical Trials Coordinators, Data Managers, statisticians, public and community engagement staff (currently 20 strong). As a member of both the Science and Strategy and Management Committees, you will provide input into key decisions and strategic direction of the unit.

You will have a medical or health/science degree plus a postgraduate degree in a field related to health/medical research with extensive experience in the conduct and management of clinical trials including large multi-centre multi-country clinical trials. Proven leadership and management skills are essential.

This post is fixed-term for 3 years in the first instance.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Friday 7 November 2014 will be considered.

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In Viet Nam:

Viet Nam

No current vacancies

In Kenya:

Kenya (Kilifi)          Kenya (Nairobi)

No current vacancies