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   


Academic Support Assistant 

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

Grade 4: £21,220 - £24,565 p.a.   

We are looking for an Academic Support Assistant to be responsible for providing administrative support to the Oxford-based groups based at the Tropical Medicine & Global Health Medawar site as well as providing PA support to the centre’s work related to Africa. This varied role will liaise with colleagues based in Oxford and the Major Overseas Programmes and assist with meeting arrangements, organising travel, letter writing, expenses, diary management and other administrative support as required. 

We are seeking an organised and enthusiastic individual, educated to A-level or equivalent, who has excellent attention to detail and prioritising skills, and good written and verbal communication skills. You must have experience of administrative work, preferably in an academic environment, and show evidence of dealing with confidential or sensitive matters. 

This post is part of a pilot scheme testing a new Supporting Evidence form in place of the more usual “supporting statement”. Please ensure that you carefully read the How to Apply section provided in the Job Description, which you can download below along with the required Supporting Evidence Form. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 23 August 2017 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