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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The Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Oxford
Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 p.a.
The Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health is looking for a Research Grants and Contracts Manager who will be based in our Oxford office. This is a pivotal role in the Centre’s pre and post award grant management, overseeing the effective and efficient running of the research portfolio within the Centre and providing a comprehensive support service to our overseas academics. Working at a senior level you will manage the Grants team, line managing three posts and overseeing the whole team of six, and work closely with the Finance and Personnel teams. You will act as the principle point of contact for sponsors, researchers wishing to submit funding proposals, Research Services and Research Accounts, and collaborating institutions wishing to establish agreements.
You will be educated to degree level or hold an equivalent qualification, and have experience of line management and working with budgets, externally funded research and Full Economic Costing methodology. Excellent communication and writing skills are required, along with good organisational skills, excellent attention to detail and aptitude for solving problems. You will have excellent IT skills and ideally experience in using ORACLE Financials or X5 costing software.
This post is available on a full-time basis. Fixed-term for 1 year maternity cover.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 6 June 2016 will be considered. Interviews with selected candidates will be held on Friday 10 June 2016.
Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU), Bangkok, Thailand
Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 p.a.
We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Pharmacometrician to join the World-Wide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN), in collaboration with the Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU) based in Bangkok, Thailand.
This position will primarily involve developing pooled pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic models utilising data from the WWARN repository to optimise treatment regimens for malaria.
Duties will include setting research objectives, writing research papers for publication in international and peer-reviewed journals, and representing the project at national and international meetings.
You will have a PhD in pharmacokinetics or a related area, evidence of publications or other scientific outputs, proven experience in nonlinear mixed effects modelling and the ability to prioritise workload, work independently and within a team and demonstrate effective communication skills.
This position is available on a full-time basis for a fixed-term of 1 year in the first instance.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 01 June 2016 will be considered.
Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Grade 9: £45,066 - £52,219 p.a. with attractive package of overseas benefit
The Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU-VN) is a large-scale clinical and public health research unit with sites in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi in Vietnam and related Units in Kathmandu, Nepal and Jakarta, Indonesia. Through an integrated, long-term research programme, OUCRU-VN aims to have a positive and significant impact on global health and, in particular, on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases.
We are currently looking for a dynamic and motivated Head of Biostatistics to be based at OUCRU-VN in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. The Biostatistics group leads the statistical design and analysis of all major studies including all randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and supports other studies by providing statistical consulting, analysis and training for clinical and laboratory researchers. The group also conducts independent methodological and applied statistical research.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics or a closely related field and post-doctoral work experience. You will have experience in the design, analysis, and reporting of large-scale randomized, multicentre trials within either academia or the pharmaceutical industry. Experience in tropical medicine, infectious disease research and supervising PhD students would be an asset.
This post is fixed-term for 3 years in the first instance with opportunity to renew.
If no suitable applicants are identified on Grade 9 an appointment on Grade 8 (£38,896 - £46,414 p.a.) with an appropriate adjustment in the duties may be considered.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 13 June 2016 will be considered.
The Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hanoi, Viet Nam
Grade 8: £38,896 - £46,414 p.a.
Attractive package of overseas benefits available.
We are seeking an experienced, self-motivated, analytically-minded epidemiologist, preferably with a clinical background and with sufficient experience in field, clinical and computational epidemiology to develop, lead, and collaborate on an array of scientific and clinical studies at OUCRU-VN.
The focus of the post will be to contribute to ongoing projects as well as to initiate and develop an epidemiological research programme within OUCRU Ha Noi. You should be interested in fundamental epidemiological questions in infectious disease in a tropical setting, disease dynamics, surveillance, pathogen evolution, pathogen interactions, and/or spatial epidemiology.
The main research topics in OUCRU Hanoi, are influenza and antimicrobial resistance. You will be encouraged to leverage OUCRU’s current expertise and to establish collaborations across OUCRU-VN, quickly become the “go-to” person for epidemiological questions, in addition to growing your own interdisciplinary and translation research group and programme.
Your duties will include developing and running research projects, producing original peer reviewed scientific publications, presenting research on an international scale and mentoring PhD students and other researchers.
You will have a PhD focused in clinical epidemiology, or another field at the intersection of the life and data sciences, experience designing and delivering field-based research studies, excellent communication skills, a proven ability to work collaboratively and a strong publication record.
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 Monday 6 June 2016 will be considered.
The Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Grade E64: £31,301 - £50,167 p.a. with attractive overseas allowance package
We are seeking an enthusiastic physician to join one of the leading clinical infectious diseases research groups in Asia based at the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (OUCRU-VN). You will work with OUCRU-VN’s tuberculosis research group and help deliver a programme of clinical research aimed at improving the outcomes of patients with pulmonary and meningeal tuberculosis.
The programme will start recruiting patients in early 2017, and we anticipate the successful applicant will take up this position sometime between November 2016 and April 2017. You will be clinically qualified and engaged in specialist training in infectious diseases, HIV medicine, general internal medicine or critical care and hold a membership of the Royal College of Physicians, or international equivalent. Significant clinical experience treating patients with tuberculosis, HIV infection and opportunistic infections is essential. A Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene plus clinical and research experience in resource constrained settings, preferably Asia, is desirable.
This position is available on a full-time basis for a fixed-term of 4 years.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 15 June 2016 will be considered.