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Jobs available at the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health
Post-doctoral Researcher in Statistical/Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases
Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, Old Road Campus, Oxford
Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a
We are looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher in statistical/mathematical modelling of infectious diseases to join our team. You will work on developing and evaluating novel trial designs for evaluating vaccines in infectious disease emergencies. As a Postdoctoral Researcher in statistical/mathematical modelling, your role will involve analysis of study designs that can, in response to accumulating data, adapt decisions about how to allocate vaccines to trial participants in order to determine which vaccines and deployment strategies are most effective faster.
You will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil in statistics, epidemiology or a closely related area, or have equivalent relevant experience. You should also have experience with the statistical programming language R and be able to demonstrate the ability to produce high-quality academic writing. Experience with Bayesian methods, though not essential, would be a distinct advantage.
This position is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 18 months in the first instance but with the possibility of being extended.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 22 October 2018 will be considered.
Research Grants Portfolio Assistant (maternity cover)
Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, NDM Research Building (NDMRB), Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford
Grade 5: £25,482 - £30,395 p.a.
THIS IS A READVERTISMENT, PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY.
We are looking for a Research Grants Portfolio Assistant to provide administrative support to a subset of the Centre’s research grants. Your tasks will include, but not limited to the following: - supporting researchers with applications, setting up successful awards, checking overseas financial accounts, reviewing project expenditure, producing annotated financial reports and reporting spend to sponsors. You will report directly to the relevant Research Grants Portfolio Officer and work closely with other Portfolio Assistants, the Oxford Portfolio team, colleagues in the Centre’s Major Overseas Programmes (MOPs) and University Finance Division.
As the Research Grants Portfolio Assistant, you will have strong numeracy skills, having worked in financial administration previously. You will be highly organised, with good attention to detail and be able to work under pressure. Good communication skills and high level of discretion is essential. Administrative experience in Higher Education, or a similar field is ideal.
This position is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 12 months to cover maternity leave.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 19 October 2018 will be considered. Interviews will take place on Thursday 25 November 2018.
Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford
Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a.
THIS VACANCY IS FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY
This is an exciting opportunity for a Programme Manager to join our team. You will work across the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) portfolio of emerging infections (EI) and neglected poverty related diseases (PRD). As the IDDO Programme Manager, you will help to deliver the programmes which achieve IDDO’s vision and mission, which are intended to have a lasting impact on global health. The role will be varied across IDDO data themes and include project management, stakeholder engagement, administrative activities and require an understanding of clinical trials data and data management.
As the successful IDDO Programme Manager, you will have an undergraduate degree in a relevant scientific or health related discipline or equivalent experience. You will be a self-starter who has strong analytical, writing and verbal skills. You will have a track record of working with or in a developing country setting and the ability to understand and interpret complex research and scientific projects. You will have proven experience in supervision of students or other staff members. As this role will involve traveling, you will be willing to travel for meetings and events, including to low-resource settings. Experience of conducting and analysing biomedical research and clinical trials especially with large and diverse datasets is desirable but not essential.
This position is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term until 31 December 2019 in the first instance.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 10 October 2018 will be considered.
Deputy Business Manager
Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, NDMRB, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford
Grade 9: £47,263 - £54,765 with discretionary range to £59,828 p.a.
We are seeking a Deputy Business Manager to join our team at the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, which is a world class research Centre comprising groups who are based in Africa, Asia and Oxford. As the Deputy Business Manager you will be responsible to the Business Manager for the effective and efficient day-to-day management of the finance, personnel, academic support and research administration teams. You will provide expert guidance to the team to ensure high quality operational services are delivered to the Centre’s researchers.
The Deputy Business Manager will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have senior managerial experience in a varied working environment, including management of a diverse range of operations staff. You will have advanced numeracy skills with experience and understanding of financial management, accounting and analysis, along with experience of research grant costing and grant accounting. Personnel management and knowledge of good HR practice is also a must. You will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and a firm understanding of the challenges of overseas operations.
This position is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 5 years in the first instance.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 19 October 2018 will be considered.
Consultant Clinical Microbiologist
Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, The Lao-Oxford-Mahosot Hospital-Wellcome Trust Research Unit (LOMWRU) Vientiane, Laos
Grade E82: £76,761 - £103,490 p.a.
THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS VACANCY HAS BEEN EXTENDED, PREVIOUS APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY
We are looking for a Consultant Clinical Microbiologist to join our team at the Lao-Oxford-Mahosot Hospital-Wellcome Trust Research Unit (LOMWRU) in Vientiane, Laos. You will undertake your own research and supervise the research of others, develop local capacity through teaching and training, assist with quality improvement and the microbiology and infectious disease advice service to users of the Mahosot Microbiology Laboratory. As the Consultant Clinical Microbiologist, you will concentrate on bacteriology research, especially on antimicrobial resistance epidemiology and diagnostics.
You will be medically qualified with Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists in Medical Microbiology or international equivalent and have significant experience working as a Consultant Microbiologist. You will have a substantial body of published research on bacterial infections and experience and contribution to the teaching and supervising of students. Knowledge and experience of epidemiological research would be highly desired.
This post is fixed-term until 30 September 2020.
All applications received by 12.00 noon on 19 October 2018 will be considered.