19 Jun

Research Assistant Jobs Vacancy at Liverpool School Tropical Medicine Liverpool

Position
Research Assistant
Company
Liverpool School Tropical Medicine
Location
Liverpool ENG
Opening
19 Jun, 2018 30 days ago

Liverpool School Tropical Medicine Liverpool urgently required following position for Research Assistant. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Research Assistant Jobs Vacancy at Liverpool School Tropical Medicine Liverpool Jobs Details:

Founded in 1898 and the oldest of its kind in the world, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for teaching and research in tropical diseases. Through the creation of effective links with governments, NGOs, private organisations and global institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, LSTM aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed/resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics.

The Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases (CNTD) is working on various DFID funded projects and is recruiting a Research Assistant to support the programmatic management team, with tracking and maintaining research protocols, programme outputs and health surveys, as well as data cleaning and mapping of results. In addition, the post-holder will help to collate information on five preventive chemotherapy NTDs, which are currently being targeted for control and elimination, namely lymphatic filariasis (LF), onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, trachoma and soil transmitted helminths (STH). You will also assist in the development of NTD profiles in 12 project countries to help expand the Centre’s NTD portfolio with respect to implementation, research and international partnerships.

To be successful, the post-holder must possess demonstrable knowledge of literature databases and management, gained by working in lower and middle-income countries. You must have a proven track record of using basic quantitative research methods, developing databases, writing summary reports and data management related documentation. Excellent organizational, communication and time management skills coupled with the ability to meet deadlines, working in a multidisciplinary, multinational research team and achieving agreed objectives are essential competencies for this post. You must have experience of independently exploring literature and databases, accurately conducting basic data analysis and producing high quality reports. Based in Liverpool, you will be required to undertake national and international travel as necessary. Ability to speak French will be an added advantage.

Closing Date: 3rd July 2018

Take a look at some of the great work we have achieved over the past year 2016-2017 by viewing our annual report: http://www.lstmed.ac.uk/about/publications/lstm-annual-report-2016-2017

This job is unlikely to attract a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a work permit). Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK may not be considered if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates. To apply for a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship, employers need to demonstrate that they are unable to recruit a resident worker before recruiting an individual overseas. For further information, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration

We believe that this post will not be suitable for individuals on Tier 5 visas as these posts are not considered to be supernumerary to the organisation. For further details, please visit the UKVI website: https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration/work-visas

LSTM actively promotes an Equal Opportunities Policy

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