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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   

 

Oxford Grants Assistant 

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health (CTMGH), Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM), NDM Research Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford 

Grade 5: £24,983 - £29,799 p.a.   

We have an exciting opportunity for a new support post within our research grants and contracts team. The Oxford Grants Assistant will provide administrative support to all Oxford-based research groups covering a wide range of activities, including, the preparation of grant applications, post-award grant management, contract management, dealing with sponsors, reporting and audit preparation and budgeting. This is an excellent opportunity for the Oxford Grants Assistant to work alongside researchers at the leading edge of science and contribute towards providing detailed advice and information on Grants administration. Working within the dynamic grants team, the Oxford Grants Assistant will report to the Oxford Grants Officer, with guidance and support available from the Research Grants and Contracts Manager and other Grants Officers and Assistants. The Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health has seen rapid growth in research and teaching activities, and this new role is required to fulfil the expanding Oxford portfolio, providing you with a real opportunity to make a valuable contribution. 

As the Oxford Grants 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 and interpersonal skills, and a 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 in the first instance. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 22 January 2018 will be considered.

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Communications Officer 

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM), Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford 

Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.   

This is an exciting opportunity for a Communications Officer to join the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) team. Effective and transparent communications are critical to delivering IDDO’s goals, and to encouraging and securing engagement from a range of stakeholders. You will help to ensure that different target audiences have a clear understanding of IDDO’s role in generating reliable evidence and innovative resources that enable research-driven responses to the major challenges of neglected and emerging infections. You will be responsible for collecting, preparing and updating content and materials for IDDO’s digital platforms, including the IDDO website and social media. 

The successful candidate will have a university degree or equivalent in communications, marketing, public health or a health-related scientific subject and evidence of commitment to continuing professional development. You will have demonstrable experience working in the field of communications along with proven success working with different communication channels. You will have the ability to write accurate and engaging copy in English, and for different audiences. The ability to understand and interpret complex research and scientific projects is essential in this role. Experience of working in an international communications environment and a professional qualification in communications, digital media or a related subject would be desirable. 

This post is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 1 year in the first instance. 

An appointment at Grade 6 (£27,629 - £32,958 p.a.) may be made according to experience and with an appropriate adjustment of duties. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 22 January 2018 will be considered.

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IDDO Project Manager 

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, NDMRB, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford 

Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a.  

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager in the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO). You will support the smooth running of IDDO operational activities, including; finance, contracts, programmatic and governance aspects to ensure fit within the control systems of the University and the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine. You will be a key point of contact between the operational activities of IDDO and the Tropical Medicine and Global Health Administrative Team (Finance, Grants and Contracts, and Human Resources) and the University Research Services Department. 

As the Project Manager you will have a first degree, preferably in biomedical science. You will have demonstrable experience of project management processes and tools, with proven experience of managing financial resources and experience with grants management and budgeting. Experience of working with or in developing countries is essential. Ideally you will have an awareness of the issues involved in obtaining data relating to human subjects and data governance issues and a business or project management qualification or relevant experience. 

This post is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 18 months in the first instance, with possibility of extension.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 5 February 2018 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:

Lao PDR

No current vacancies