Research Fellow in Health Financing

London (GB)
£38,533-£43,759 per annum
19 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Research Fellow in Health Financing (0.6 FTE)
Faculty of Public Health & Policy
Salary:   £38,533 to £43,759 per annum pro rata inclusive
Closing Date:   Wednesday 17 January 2018
Interview Date:   Thursday 25 January 2018 
Reference:  PHP-GHD-49

*Please note that the closing date has been brought forward to 17 January 2018 - please ensure that all applications are fully submitted before 10pm*

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health, with 3,900 students and more than 1,000 staff working in over 100 countries. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Research Fellow in Health Financing to develop and apply a methodology for tracking aid to reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH) across countries, lending modalities and types of health care intervention over time.    The post holder will: convene a meeting with key stakeholders in the aid tracking/international financing field; develop and apply methods for aid to RMNCAH; analyse trends in aid to RMNCAH from 2003-2015; and contribute to writing scientific paper(s), and dissemination of study findings.

The post is available for 12 months and offers a unique and excellent opportunity to explore the critical challenges of financing and delivery of care during humanitarian crises, offering potential for major impact in academia and policy.

For more information, interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Josephine Borghi (

The post is full time and based in London. The salary will be on the Academic Pathway Grade 6 scale in the range £38,533-£43,759 per annum pro rata (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 “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.  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 Please quote reference PHP-GHD-49.

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 on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.