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   

Research Grants Portfolio Assistant 

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

Grade 5: £24,983 - £29,799 p.a.  

We are looking for a Research Grants Portfolio Assistant to provide administrative support to a subset of the Centre’s research grants. Your tasks will include, but not limited to the following: - supporting researchers with applications, setting up successful awards, checking overseas financial accounts, reviewing project expenditure, producing annotated financial reports and reporting spend to sponsors. You will report directly to the relevant Research Grants Portfolio Officer and work closely with other Portfolio Assistants, the Oxford Portfolio team, colleagues in the Centre’s Major Overseas Programmes (MOPs) and University Finance Division. 

As the Research Grants Portfolio Assistant, you will have strong numeracy skills, having worked in financial administration previously. You will be highly organised, with good attention to detail and be able to work under pressure. Good communication skills and high level of discretion is essential. Administrative experience in Higher Education, or a similar field is ideal. 

This position is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 15 months in the first instance. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 4 May 2018 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:


No current vacancies