Postdoctoral Fellow - Centre for International Health

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Location
Dunedin (Territorial authority), Otago (NZ)
Posted
13 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2017
Ref
1700737
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL HEALTH

DEPARTMENT OF PREVENTIVE AND SOCIAL MEDICINE

Our Department

Our Centre for International Health facilitates and promotes research to contribute to the understanding and improvement of health in under-resourced countries, while focusing on postgraduate training and strategic mentorship of leaders.

The Role

As a Postdoctoral Fellow, you will be primarily responsible for conducting systematic reviews and meta-analyses of published data, landscape analyses of unpublished ongoing work, and data gaps analyses on global typhoid fever epidemiology relevant for typhoid vaccine policy.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Hold a doctoral degree in a field related to the project with training and expertise in epidemiology, systematic reviews, and meta-analysis required.
  • Experience in infectious diseases epidemiology, especially of enteric fever, and in burden of disease methods is preferred.
  • Enjoy working with literature and synthesising large amounts of data.
  • Have excellent written and oral presentation skills.
  • Be able to engage and communicate effectively with global subject matter experts.
  • Be attentive to detail.

The position would suit someone seeking experience while in transition to becoming an independent researcher in global health or infectious diseases epidemiology.

Further Details

This is a full-time, fixed-term position for two years; based in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Confidential enquiries can be made to Professor John Crump, Co-Director of the Centre for International Health, via john.crump@otago.ac.nz

How to apply

To submit your application please click the ‘apply’ button below. Applications quoting reference number 1700737 will close on Sunday, 30 April 2017.

APPLICATION INFORMATION
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Equal opportunity in employment is University policy.

E tautoko ana Te Whare Wananga o Otago i te kaupapa whakaorite whiwhinga mahi.