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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   

 

The Global Health Network Manager 

THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS VACANCY HAS BEEN EXTENDED, PREVIOUS APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, NDM Research Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford 

Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.  

The Global Health Network (www.theglobalhealthnetwork.org) is a collection of online research communities located together on a shared digital hub. Each research community focuses on a specific therapeutic area, type of research, or are cross cutting research support communities. The aim of the network is to enable research in low-income countries around the world. 

The Global Health Network Manager post is a key and senior role in this rapidly expanding and highly impactful programme. The Global Health Network holds a wealth of information and resources to encourage and support research. You will be tasked with making the best use of this valuable knowledge by getting it to those who need it to inform and guide their research ambitions. You will closely engage with the various research groups who collaborate within The Global Health Network and work with them to encourage the sharing and reporting of methods, tools and resources across a wide range of therapeutics areas and geographic regions. The role will involve scientific writing and editorial activities as well as coordinating contributors, encouraging and seeking involvement in this dynamic and novel initiative. 

As the Global Health Network Manager, you will either have a PhD or relevant experience in a health-related field. You will likely have a research, pharmacy, nursing, laboratory or medical background and be highly driven and passionate about enabling more health research in the poorest places in the world. You should be competent with online content management systems (or willing to learn) and show enthusiasm for to using technology in professional networking and knowledge sharing. You will be a confident communicator, have proven ability in scientific writing and be excited about building strong partnerships with many teams and developing a web-based resource. Experience of medical research in developing countries and experience of managing research programmes would be highly desired. You should be a confident, self-starting and highly driven person who is excited by the opportunities that this post presents. 

This position is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 3 years in the first instance. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 17 March 2017 will be considered.

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Senior Operations Manager 

THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS VACANCY HAS BEEN EXTENDED, PREVIOUS APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, NDM Research Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford 

Grade 9: £45,562 - £52,793 p.a.  

The Global Health Network (www.theglobalhealthnetwork.org) aims to support more and better clinical and laboratory research in the poorest places in the world. It operates in the regions and through a collection of online research communities located together on a shared digital hub. Each research community focuses on a specific therapeutic area, type of research, or are cross cutting research support communities. The objective is to enable research to change lives in low-income countries around the world. 

We are looking for a Senior Operations Manager, who will have oversight of all the component projects and support the operational team in working to the milestones and making sure that the resources and appropriate planning and reporting structures are in place. You will work closely with our key partners who are the WHO, other academic groups around the world, as well as DFID, the Gates Foundation and many other prestigious global health organisations. 

It is essential that you have a scientific qualification or a degree in medical sciences or a relevant commercial field. Strong experience as a project manager, grant manager or in business development is a must. You will have experience of co-ordinating and planning to a high level and have experience of managing or winning grants or business contracts. Proven leadership ability within a multi-disciplinary team is key. Experience of medical research or working in developing countries is highly desired. We are looking for a highly motivated and driven person who would be excited by joining our dynamic team and helping build this incredible project and take it to its full potential. 

This position is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 3 years in the first instance. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 17 March 2017 will be considered.

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Impact and Methodology Research Manager 

THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS VACANCY HAS BEEN EXTENDED, PREVIOUS APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, NDM Research Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford 

Grade 8: £39,324 - £46,924 p.a.  

The Global Health Network (www.theglobalhealthnetwork.org) is a collection of online research communities and a research capacity development facility located together on a shared digital hub. Each research community focuses on a specific therapeutic area, type of research, or are cross cutting research support communities. The aim of The Global Health Network is to enable research in low-income countries around the world. 

We are seeking an Impact and Methodology Research Manager, who will be responsible for providing design, implementation and coordination for all the impact assessment and methodology research within the group, as well as any of the research methodology studies that the network collaborates on. You will facilitate and conduct research projects that explore wider related questions around how to enable improved clinical research in resource constrained settings and how our community uses the network resources within their work. This role will work closely with the operational team and regional partners, who you will closely collaborate with. The studies will largely be mixed methods involving qualitative and quantitative methods. This is an exciting and important role that would suit someone with clinical research and/or social science experience. 

As the Impact and Methodology Research Manager, you will have a PhD or relevant experience. You should have experience in clinical or laboratory research and have demonstrable skills in both quantitative and qualitative research methods. You will possess proven teamwork ability with strong communication and IT skills. Experience of clinical research in developing countries would be an advantage. 

This position is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 3 years in the first instance. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 06 March 2017 will be considered.

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Research Capacity Development Manager 

THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS VACANCY HAS BEEN EXTENDED, PREVIOUS APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, NDM Research Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford 

Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.  

The Global Health Network (www.theglobalhealthnetwork.org) is a collection of online research communities located together on a shared digital hub. Each research community focuses on a specific therapeutic area, type of research, or are cross cutting research support communities. This is an excellent opportunity for a Clinical Research Capacity Development Manager to join our team. You will have experience, or a strong interest, in training and skills sharing. The post will involve developing tools, resources, templates and systems that can all combine to enable research in places where it currently does not happen. The role will be based mostly in Oxford, but you will be required to travel to these regions. The ideal candidate will be motivated by the idea of training nurses, doctors, midwives, lab staff and pharmacists in developing countries to take part in clinical trials and observational studies. 

We are looking for someone who has a scientific qualification or a degree in medical sciences, has in-depth understanding of ICH-GCP and experience working at a senior level in clinical research. Experience of co-ordinating all stages of clinical study delivery from protocol development to final analysis is a must. You should have experience preparing and managing budgets, comfortable delivering presentations to varied audiences. Proven leadership along with excellent range if IT skills is essential. It would be highly desired if you have experience of medical research in developing countries and of managing research programmes. 

This position is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 3 years in the first instance. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 06 March 2017 will be considered.

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Senior Software Architect 

Tropical Medicine and Global Health, NDM Research Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford 

Grade 8: £39,324 - £46,924 p.a.  

IDDO research includes an innovative team of software engineers who are responsible for developing many of the programme’s key software systems, including online data exploration and visualisation tools like WWARN Explorer (www.wwarn.org/explorer), and secure online data sharing platform (www.iddo.org/data-sharing). We are seeking a Senior Software Architect with extensive experience in web application development, Java programming, and an interest in secure software architecture, is sought to join the existing team of software engineers. You will have a strong understanding of software and database design principals, and will provide a considerable level of technical expertise to lead and contribute to software development across the programme. You will manage a Systems and Database Administrator and work closely with other senior staff to ensure the delivery of agreed activities that support IDDO’s strategic, scientific and operational goals. 

As the Senior Software Architect, you will have a postgraduate qualification in a related discipline such as software engineering or equivalent experience. You will be strong experience in Java programming, be comfortable programming in several different programming languages and be capable of learning new languages. Proven track record in and experience of successfully designing, implementing and improving IT security architecture and controls against standards such as ISO 27000 series, OWASP, NIST and other standards is essential. You should be proficient in data structures, algorithms, object-oriented programming (OOP), along with experience in software architecture and design techniques. Experience programming for scientific applications and with complex data analysis and visualisation would be highly desired. 

This post is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term until December 2017 in the first instance. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 27 February 2017 will be considered.

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In Cambodia:

Cambodia- COMRU

No current vacancies

 

In Thailand:

No current vacancies

Thailand - MORU 

 

Head of Data Management (maternity cover) 

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU), Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand 

Grade 8: £39,324 - £46,924 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 a Head of Data Management to lead and manage a team of data managers and data entry clerks. Your duties will include providing full cycle Clinical Data Management for all research studies within the MORU network and coordinate and oversee the data collection process, validation, query management and other deliverables for clinical trials. 

You will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in computer science, statistics or a related subject. You will have extensive experience in data management in clinical research in academia or the pharmaceutical industry. You will be willing to travel and spend time in MORU’s major study sites. 

Whilst the role is a Grade 8 position, we would be willing to consider candidates with potential but less experience who are seeking a development opportunity, for which an initial appointment would be at Grade 7 (£31,076 - £38,183 p.a.) with the responsibilities adjusted accordingly. This would be discussed with applicants at interview/appointment where appropriate. 

This post is available for a fixed-term of 1 year as maternity cover. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 6 March 2017 will be considered.

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In Viet Nam:

Viet Nam  

No current vacancies

 

In Kenya:

Kenya (Kilifi)   Kenya (Nairobi)

No current vacancies

 

In Laos:

Lao PDR

No current vacancies