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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Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Peter Medawar Building, South Parks Road, Oxford
Grade 6: £27,629 - £32,958 p.a. (pro rata)
We are looking for a Communications Officer who will help develop a coordinated approach to communicating the scope and scale of research being conducted to strengthen low and middle income countries’ health systems across Oxford’s divisions and departments. As the Communications Officer, you will have two major aims; firstly, to promote and build Oxford’s global reputation for conducting innovative, multi-disciplinary research and secondly, to help develop strategies that focus on the university’s internal audience to build better awareness. You will help build, populate and update web pages that achieve the two major aims described above.
As the successful Communications Officer, you will be educated to degree level or equivalent. You will have had some hands-on experience within a communications role. You will possess excellent writing skills with great attention to detail, along with experience of using social media tools effectively for outreach purposes. Ability to work independently in a complex environment and excellent research and analytical skills are a must. It would be ideal if you have degree/further degree in communications, journalism, public affairs, marketing or related field and experience of working in higher education, but not essential.
This position is available on a part-time basis (15 hours per week), fixed-term for 18 months in the first instance.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 26 May 2017 will be considered.
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