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Reader/Professor in Infectious Disease Modelling (GHD-ID)

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Category: Academic | Department: Department of Global Health and Development | Closing Date: 30 Sep 2014 | The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is seeking to appoint a Reader/Professor in Infectious Disease Modelling. The post will be located in the Social and Mathematical Epidemiology Group (SaME) within the Department of Global Health and Development (GHD), Faculty of Public Health and Policy (PHP), and linked to the cross-Faculty LSHTM Centre for Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases (CMMID). Candidates should have a very strong international reputation in relevant areas of infectious disease modelling, particularly HIV and STIs research, with a PhD and proven track record of research grant fundraising, management, mentorship, PhD supervision and publication. Within SaME the successful applicant will lead a dynamic team of mathematical modellers and engage with staff from complementary disciplines, including health economists and social epidemiologists. Demonstrated interest in existing areas of expertise and research of SaME and LSHTM is highly desirable, including the application of infectious disease modelling in developing countries.It is expected that the successful applicant will play a leadership role in SaME, being part of the core management team, and leading current and future infectious disease modelling by the group, including both public health oriented research and theoretical and/or methodological developments. Broader collaborations within SaME, and across the Department, Faculty and School, will be strongly encouraged. The candidate will also be expected to actively support the cross-faculty Centre for Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases (CMMID).We are seeking to appoint a full time candidate, without duration. There may also be options for flexibility, including consideration of a part-time position. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Where relevant, relocation expenses will be payable in accordance with LSHTM policy. The post will be based in London. A degree of international and national travel will be expected.Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Professor Richard Smith, Dean of Faculty of Public Health and Policy at LSHTM (######### or######### and Professor Charlotte Watts, Head, Social and Mathematical Epidemiology Group (######### ).Applications should be made on-line at our website at jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. The closing date is 30 September 2014 and the reference for this post is GHD_ID. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to ######### . 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. Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

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