The VALIDATE Network - Vaccine development for complex intracellular neglected pathogens
Research Associate in Epidemiology, UCL, Aug 2018
Research Associate in Epidemiology
Employer: UCL, UK
Salary: £34,635-41,864 per annum
The UCL Institute of Global Health (IGH) aims to support the development of robust solutions to aspects of the world's major global health challenges through scholarly outputs, education, public engagement, translational research and ultimately by influencing public policy and professional practice. IGH has received funding from the European Commission as part of a Pan-African Network for Rapid Research, Response, Relief and Preparedness for Infectious Diseases Epidemics (PANDORA) Consortium.
The aim of PANDORA is to strengthen, regional and pan-African capacities and systems for enabling rapid and effective response to emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases threats arising from within Africa, or those imported from overseas. The project aims to build laboratory, public health and clinical trials capacity for the rapid investigation of outbreaks at source.
IGH is looking to appoint a Research Associate in Epidemiology/Statistics. The post holder will work with Professor Ibrahim Abubakar to develop a research interest in infectious disease epidemiology within the existing programme and contribute to teaching in relation to the PANDORA consortium.
The key working relationships will be with the PANDORA study staff and the post holder will also develop research links with overseas partners and travel to research sites to support outbreak investigation, capacity development and implementation of epidemiological studies in relation to furthering the objectives of the PANDORA consortium.
The post holder will provide leadership and management in relation to clinical/ epidemiological studies. This post will provide the opportunities to develop key public health, research and teaching competencies with a focus on PANDORA consortium. Contribute to specific areas of public health and clinical research within the consortium. Supporting the development of additional grant applications.
The post holder will report directly and is accountable to Professor Ibrahim Abubakar. The post holder will be willing to travel to overseas sites to undertake relevant research.
The post is available for 30 months in the first instance.
For further details and to apply for this role, visit the UCL website.