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Position: Research Assistant
Institution: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The Environmental Health Group is seeking to a Research Assistant to support the Hygiene Futures initiative. The post-holder will be based at LSHTM but will work remotely with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). They will focus on COVID-19 prevention behaviours (e.g., handwashing with soap, mask use, and physical distancing) and vaccine uptake across 18 countries; will work collaboratively with NGO partners to establish monitoring and evaluation protocols, quantitative and qualitative data collection; and analysis and write up of programmatic and research outputs; and will support select strategic research initiatives related to hygiene in low- and middle-income countries
Requirements: The successful applicant will have a MSc or Master’s degree in public health or related field, and relevant educational, research, or operational experience in the WASH sector or outbreak responses.The candidate will have excellent communication skills and an ability to work both independently and in close collaboration partners. Excellent written and spoken command of English is essential to the position and French or Arabic language skills would be desirable. The successful applicant will also have experience in collecting and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data
   
Text: Research Assistant Department of Disease Control Salary: £35,377 to £40,611 per annum, inclusive. Closing Date: Wednesday 15 June 2022 Reference: ITD-DCD-2022-15 The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. An exciting opportunity has arisen for Research Assistants to join a rapidly growing and world-renowned research team - LSHTM’s Environmental Health Group. The Environmental Health Group is seeking to a Research Assistant to support the Hygiene Futures initiative. The post-holder will be based at LSHTM but will work remotely with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). They will focus on COVID-19 prevention behaviours (e.g., handwashing with soap, mask use, and physical distancing) and vaccine uptake across 18 countries; will work collaboratively with NGO partners to establish monitoring and evaluation protocols, quantitative and qualitative data collection; and analysis and write up of programmatic and research outputs; and will support select strategic research initiatives related to hygiene in low- and middle-income countries. The successful applicant will have a MSc or Master’s degree in public health or related field, and relevant educational, research, or operational experience in the WASH sector or outbreak responses.The candidate will have excellent communication skills and an ability to work both independently and in close collaboration partners. Excellent written and spoken command of English is essential to the position and French or Arabic language skills would be desirable. The successful applicant will also have experience in collecting and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data. The post-holder may travel to support field data collection activities with partners primarily to countries in Sun-Saharan Africa. Travel will be finalized based on project requirements. Travel may be for several weeks at a time. Further particulars are included in the attached job description. The post is full-time and fixed-term until 30 April 2023, with opportunity to extend subject to funding. Salary is on the Academic Grade 5 scale in the range £35,377 - £40,611 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 “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Applications should be made online via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to jobs@lshtm.ac.uk. 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. Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend an online interview on this date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date. Further details: Job Description Email details to a friend Apply Online The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We believe that when people feel respected and included, they can be more creative, successful, and happier at work. While we have more work to do, we are committed to building an inclusive workplace, a community that everyone feels a part of, which is safe, respectful, supportive and enables all to reach their full potential. Share Find Jobs Jobs by Email Jobs by RSS Search Jobs: Search Advanced Job Search Login Please note: Javascript must be enabled to use this website. Email / Username: Password: Login Forgotten Details Register
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