Current Jobs

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

Clinical Research Fellow in Emerging Infectious Diseases

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, NDM Research Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford
E64: £31,301 - £50,167 p.a.

We are looking for a Clinical Research Fellow who will have responsibility for clinical aspects of the set-up of a large prospective pan-European observational study of children and adults with acute respiratory infection, and severe illness caused by central nervous system infections, diarrhoea, and undifferentiated fever syndrome.

You will work closely with the PI and the Senior Clinical Trials Manager in the development and implementation of the study protocol and contribute to the development of the clinical aspects of the final study protocol. This will involve reviewing and summarising literature, liaising with other investigators and topic specific experts, developing draft protocol materials and soliciting input from collaborators.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent with GMC registration and substantial experience as a specialist registrar in infectious diseases/microbiology/general medicine or other relevant specialty. You will have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills and be highly motivated and able to work on own initiative and work effectively as part of a team. Willingness to travel within the UK and internationally is essential.

This post is fixed-term for 2 years in the first instance.

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Wednesday 15 October 2014 will be considered.

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In Laos:


No current vacancies

In Thailand:

Thailand - MORU          Thailand - SMRU

Head of Statistics

Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU), Bangkok, Thailand
Grade 8: £38,511 - £45,954 p.a

The Wellcome Trust - Mahidol University - Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Programme (MORU) aims to conduct research to improve the health and reduce the infectious diseases burden of rural communities in Asia and elsewhere in the developing world. We are looking for an experienced and motivated mathematician/statistician to head the Statistics team within the unit. You will lead and manage the team of statisticians within MORU.

You will conduct statistical analyses and statistical research and you will develop your team so that they can independently manage statistical aspects of clinical, epidemiological, pharmacometric and laboratory research.You will have a degree or an MSc in statistics, mathematics or engineering and a higher degree, preferably PhD/DPhil or equivalent with a large statistical content. You will have had a productive experience within either academia or industry.

This post is available for two years in the first instance, but renewal is likely

Interviews will take place on the 13th & 14th October.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Friday 26 September will be considered.

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In Viet Nam:

Viet Nam

No current vacancies

In Kenya:

Kenya (Kilifi)          Kenya (Nairobi)

No current vacancies