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Position: Research Fellow in Epidemiology Disease Burden Estimation
Institution: University College London
Department: Institute for Global Health
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We have an excellent opportunity for a Research Fellow in Health Systems. The aim of the post is to support the development of a journal series in Nigeria, focussed on disease burden and the health system and subsequent dissemination of the outputs. The post-holder will join a team of senior investigators, project management staff and other research fellows and will focus on health systems
Requirements: Candidates will have an MSc and a PhD in relevant disciplines (e.g. health systems, global health, public health, health economics) or related experience; The post holder will have experience of information governance, privacy and security issues regarding using confidential health records and administrative datasets in a secure setting. The highest ethical and professional standards in research and education; Candidates will have excellent communication skills, written and spoken in English; Experience in writing, presenting and explaining technical and/or scientific reports to a wide range of scientific and lay audiences. Training and experience with qualitiative data analysis, including interview techniques, coding and thematic content analysis. Skills in at least one statistical software package (eg. STATA, R); Experience of working on developing country health system analysis project; A willingness and ability to travel approx between 2-4 months per annum is essential. In addition to participating in conference calls outside of normal office hours with other time zones is also essential
   
Text: Research Fellow in Epidemiology Disease Burden Estimation, - Ref:1856297 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Institute for Global Health Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £35,965 - £43,470 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The Institute for Global Health (IGH), based in the Faculty of Population Health Sciences, is at the heart of UCL's Grant Challenge of Global Health. IGH's vision is for a world where international policy on global health is informed by world class research, supporting the development of robust solutions to aspects of the world's major global health challenges. We have an excellent opportunity for a Research Fellow in Health Systems. The aim of the post is to support the development of a journal series in Nigeria, focussed on disease burden and the health system and subsequent dissemination of the outputs. The post-holder will join a team of senior investigators, project management staff and other research fellows and will focus on health systems. In addition to these projects, the post-holder will have an opportunity to make the most of available datasets and infrastructure and propose their own research. The post is relevant to MSc awardees and/or post-docs who want to hone their qualitative and quantitive skills relevant to infectious disease epidemiology. Reporting to Professor Ibrahim Abubakar. The post-holder will be based at the Institute for Global Health, *London WC1N 1EH. Note: Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6B (Salary: £31,479 - £33,194, full time, per annum, inclusive of London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being then backdated to the date of the final submission of the PhD thesis. Duration is 12 months, in the first instance, with further extensions subject to funding. Key Requirements Candidates will have an MSc and a PhD in relevant disciplines (e.g. health systems, global health, public health, health economics) or related experience. The post holder will have experience of information governance, privacy and security issues regarding using confidential health records and administrative datasets in a secure setting. The highest ethical and professional standards in research and education. Candidates will have excellent communication skills, written and spoken in English. Experience in writing, presenting and explaining technical and /or scientific reports to a wide range of scientific and lay audiences. Training and experience with qualitiative data analysis, including interview techniques, coding and thematic content analysis. Skills in at least one statistical software package (eg. STATA, R). Experience of working on developing country health system analysis project. * A willingness and ability to travel approx between 2-4 months per annum is essential. In addition to participating in conference calls outside of normal office hours with other time zones is also essential. Further Details A Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. For informal enquiries about the post please contact Professor Ibrahim Abubakar by email to igh.director@ucl.ac.uk Applicants please apply online via the UCL jobs pages before the closure date shown on the job ad. For enquiries about the process contact Pam Clarke, email: pam.clarke@ucl.ac.uk UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 7 Feb 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. JOB DESCRIPTION & PERSON SPECIFICATION Apply Now
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