French Speaking Research Fellow 16 views

An exciting opportunity for a French-speaking, early career researcher interested in water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and health to join a rapidly growing and world-renowned research team. The post-holder will support ongoing research projects in Senegal and Democratic Republic of Congo, and contribute to the development of research grant proposals. The post will involve the development of research protocols, coordinating and managing field data collection, data analysis, and publication of scientific articles, including as lead author. The post will require considerable travel to low- and middle-income countries, including medium- and high-risk environments.

The successful applicant will have a formal training in civil, environmental or public health engineering (MSc, MEng, or equivalent) and PhD in relevant area, relevant post-graduate experience conducting quantitative public health research in low and middle-income country settings, which must include high risk environments, proven experience with relevant quantitative public health research methods, which must include environmental microbiology, proven ability to coordinate multiple concurrent work activities, excellent written and spoken command of both English and French are essential to the position, and additional languages (e.g. Spanish) desirable. Further particulars are included in the attached job description.  

The post is funded for six months and is available immediately. Salary is on the Academic Grade 6 scale in the range £39,304-£44,634 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 . Informal enquiries should be addressed to anna.last@lshtm.ac.uk . Please quote reference ITD-DCD-2019-10.

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 and alternative date.

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