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   

Coordinator Africa Oxford initiative for academic collaborations (AfOx) 

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, South Parks Road, Oxford 

Grade 6: £27,328 - £32,600 p.a.  

Oxford University has a long history of academic collaborations across a wide range of disciplines with African academics and African institutions. The AfOx initiative is a new programme which aims to develop and promote a cross university strategy to support equitable academic collaborations with Africa. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Coordinator Africa Oxford initiative for academic collaborations (AfOx). You will be working with the director AfOx to develop new strategies for supporting and increasing the scope of Oxford’s academic collaborations with Africa, including representing the director at meetings in the UK and elsewhere. 

You will hold a first degree and be working towards a doctorate in a specialist discipline. You will have experience of UK academic and research environments, along with extensive experience and knowledge of the African Academic and research environments. Previous experience of coordinating groups/networks and experience of website coordination would be desirable. 

This post is a full-time position. It is available for 1 year in the first instance. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Thursday 28 July 2016 will be considered.

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Research Grants and Contracts Manager (maternity cover) 

Tropical Medicine, NDM Research Building (NDMRB), Old Road Campus, 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 Thursday 11 August 2016 will be considered.

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In Cambodia:

Cambodia- COMRU

No current vacancies


In Thailand:

Thailand - MORU    Thailand - SMRU 

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