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Research Fellow or Assistant Professor (PHP-GHD-2019-08)




The Department of Global Heath at the
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is seeking to
appoint a mathematical modeller with Professor Graham Medley and the NTD
Modelling consortium (https://www.ntdmodelling.org). The
appointment will be at Research Fellow or Assistant Professor depending on
experience and publications.The successful applicant will develop
and use mathematical and computational models of visceral leishmaniasis to support
the activities of the consortium. The
models will include both age-space-time transmission dynamic frameworks and with
an emphasis on fitting to available data and producing results of direct
relevance to national and international policy. Models will be both
deterministic and stochastic. Developing collaborative relationships with other
NTD researchers is essential.Applicants must have training (Undergraduate,
Masters or PhD for Research Fellow applicants or a PhD for Assistant Professor
Applicants) in a mathematical or computational discipline, ideally mathematical
or statistical modelling of biological systems, and should have published
scientific journals in the area of infectious disease epidemiology,
ideally mathematical modelling. Experience of research in NTD population
dynamics and/or public health is desirable. Further particulars are included in
the attached job description.This post
requires someone who is willing and able to make frequent visits outside of the
UK as required.This appointment will commence
as soon as possible and funding is in place until February 2021.The post will be based
full-time in London. The salary will be on the Academic scale,
Grade 6 or 7 in the scale range of
32 - 43, salary between £39,304 - £52,520 per annum (inclusive of London
Weighting).. The post will be subject to
the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30
working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there
are discretionary “Director's Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is
available.Applications should be made
on-line via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. Applications should also include the names and
email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.
Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to
jobs@lshtm.ac.uk. Please quote reference
PHP-GHD-2019-08.The supporting statement
section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet
each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs
addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the
selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that
the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such
as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.

Closing Date: 03 May 2019
Category: Academic

Posted 9 days ago

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