Jobs

Manager of the London Centre for NTD Research, Imperial College London

This role manages all aspects of the LCNTDR and its grants, and will represent and champion the work of the LCNTDR internally and externally. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with experience in relationship management/member engagement, fundraising, events planning, grant management, and a strong interest in and commitment to international health project management. The post is offered on a full time, fixed term basis until 31 May 2021 in the first instance.

Full details can be found on this link. If you have any queries please contact Justine Marshall (justine.marshall@imperial.ac.uk) or Roy Anderson (roy.anderson@imperial.ac.uk).

Applications close on 10 January 2021.

 

Research Fellow to lead the Geshiyaro project, London Centre for NTD Research, Imperial College London

The Geshiyaro Project was launched in 2018 and aims to identify the optimal design of soil-transmitted helminth and schistosomiasis elimination programmes using different combinations of WaSH interventions and community-wide mass drug administration in the Wolaita zone in southern Ethiopia. The LCNTDR, in collaboration with the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI), is responsible for monitoring and evaluation. The project is funded by CIFF.

Full details can be found on this link.

Applications close on 17 January 2020.

 

PhD studentships on Leptospira at University of Aberdeen

1. NERC QUADRAT DTP - Environmental change and the epidemiology of a multi-host pathogen in reservoir hosts: Leptospira in Africa

This is a CASE studentship with the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute in Belfast as partner. It will focus on understanding the impact of environmental change on Leptospira diversity and transmission in the reservoir host community.

Please see this link for further details.

2. BBSRC EastBio DTP - Metagenomic approaches to characterising Leptospira diversity in Africa and the implications for the diagnosis and control of leptospirosis in humans and livestock

This will focus on refining the metagenomic approaches for identifying Leptospira in environmental and clinical samples and identifying which strains and/or environments pose the greatest disease risk.

Please see this link for further details.

 

Lecturer in Biosciences: Ecology/Zoology, Cardiff School of Biosciences

The School of Biosciences are excited to offer a new lectureship position on the Teaching and Research career pathway.

The successful candidate will have a Postgraduate degree at PhD level in an appropriate subject area, and will develop a strong and innovative research portfolio in ecology and/or zoology. Whilst excellence is our primary criterion, we are particularly interested in candidates using quantitative/informatics/GIS approaches, ideally with links to conservation.  The appointee will be expected to contribute actively to teaching in the School at Undergraduate and Masters level, in particular on our successful MSc in Global Ecology & Conservation.

Applicants able to demonstrate collaborative potential across the School’s Research Divisions are particularly welcome.

The appointee will contribute to:

∙ School research output through carrying out a vigorous programme of externally funded research, leading to the publishing of work in high-quality journals

∙ The research environment of the Division and School through an open and interactive approach, underpinned by networking and collaboration

∙ The teaching programmes of the School by delivering high-quality teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and supervising students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels

∙ Academic administrative duties.

This is a full time, open-ended position. Salary: £33,797 - £ 40,322 per annum (Grade 6).

For more information and how to apply, see this link.

Closing date: Tuesday, 5 January 2021.