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Research Assistant - Centre for Evaluation (PHP-PHES-2019-15)

London, UK



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The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.The Centre for Evaluation is one of 14 cross-Faculty networks of academics who collaborate and innovate to address global health challenges. The Centre for Evaluation aims to improve the design and conduct of evaluations of complex public health interventions through the development, application and dissemination of rigorous methods, and facilitate the use of robust evidence to inform policy and practice decisions. Methods development is core to what the Centre does, with themes on quantifying impact, process evaluation and synthesis of evaluation studies led by globally recognised leaders in their fields.

Applications are invited for an early career researcher interested in evaluation of sexual and reproductive health and rights. The post will be based within the Centre for Evaluation at LSHTM and will jointly support the Centre’s activities and contribute to an international programme of evaluation research in sexual and reproductive health and rights, as part of the Approaches in Complex and Challenging Environments for Sustainable SRHR (ACCESS) research consortium

The successful candidate will have experience of evaluation methods through training, work experience or participation in evaluation or research projects, good communication skills and an ability to work independently and in collaboration with both academic and administrative staff across the School. The post holder should have excellent organisational skills and proven ability to manage their own workload. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The appointment is based in London. It is full-time and available from 1 October 2019 (or as soon as possible after) for 12 months. The salary will be on the Academic Pathway salary scale, Grade 5, £34,854 to £40,011 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 at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk and should include names and email contacts of two referees to be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Applications will be accepted by until 10pm on the closing date. 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 failure to provide this information will mean the application will not be considered.  Answers such as "Please see attached CV" will be unacceptable. 

Please note, if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend the interview it may not be possible to offer an alternative date.


  • Closing Date: 12 Oct 2019
  • Category: Academic

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