LONDON SCHOOL OF HYGIENE & TROPICAL MEDICINE (LSHTM)

Professor of Malaria and Global Health

Location
London (GB)
Posted
27 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Professor of Malaria and Global Health
Department of Clinical Research
Salary:  £76,761 to £103,490 per annum, inclusive. 
Closing Date:   Wednesday 28 March 2018
Reference:   ITD-CRD-2018-07

We are seeking to appoint a Professor of Malaria and Global Health/Honorary Consultant Physician to work in the Clinical Research Department within the Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases in London to develop an excellent personal research portfolio, with emphasis on field trials of malaria control interventions in Africa; to provide epidemiological support for the UK’s Public Health England Malaria Reference Laboratory; to support LSHTM’s teaching portfolio in malaria and tropical medicine, including serving as the Chair of the Exam Board for the East African Professional Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTM&H); to take a leading role in LSHTM’s Malaria Centre.

The post-holder will be medically qualified and hold a PhD or equivalent and clinically the post holder must be eligible for full GMC registration and on the Specialist Register for infectious diseases. The successful candidate will have extensive experience of clinical infectious diseases/tropical medicine; have an excellent personal research portfolio in the fields of tropical medicine and public health - with emphasis on field trials of malaria control interventions in Africa; a strong track record in obtaining international competitive research funding and record of high-quality publications in peer-reviewed journals.

As a clinician, the post-holder will have experience of clinical work in the developing world and maintain an active clinical profile in the UK, either at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases (HTD) or the UK’s Public Health England Malaria Reference Laboratory (MRL).  An honorary consultant contract will be sought at one of these centres.

Since support for LSHTM’s teaching portfolio in malaria and tropical medicine, including serving as the Chair of the Exam Board for the East African Professional Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (EADTM&H), is an important aspect of the role, proven experience of teaching at postgraduate level is essential. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post is based in London and is available immediately on a without duration basis. The salary will be on an appropriate point on the pay scale for NHS consultants in the range £76,761 to £103,490 plus £2,162 London allowance per annum dependent on clinical seniority. 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 http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. 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 jobs@lshtm.ac.uk.

Please quote reference REF ITD-CRD-2018-07

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.

Further details:   Job Description

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