Research Fellow - Department of Disease Control

London (GB)
£38,533 to £43,759
07 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Fellow
Department of Disease Control
Salary:  £38,533 to £43,759 
Closing Date:  Tuesday 20 February 2018
Reference:  ITD-DCD-2018-04

Further details:  Job Description

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

Research Fellow

We are seeking to appoint a post-doctoral scientist to contribute to a research grant funded by the Royal Society to determine if malaria sporozoites can be detected through mosquito sugar feeding in malaria endemic settings.  

The successful applicant will have a science degree and PhD or about to complete one, research experience in field and laboratory medical entomology and a record of quality publications in peer-reviewed journals.Prior experience in conducting field research in malaria-endemic countries is essential.  The successful candidate will have excellent time management, organisation and communication skills, including written, spoken English and presentation skills. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post is funded for 6 months and is available from 1st April 2018 until 30th September 2018. Salary is on the Academic Pathway Grade 6 from £38,533 to £43,759 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 “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. 

Applications should be made online 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 ITD-DCD-2018-04.  

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