Research Fellow in Gender, Migration and Health Systems (Johannesburg) 109 views

The
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for
research and postgraduate education in public and global health. 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 seeking to appoint a part-time (0.1 FTE) Research Fellow based at the Africa Centre for Migration and Society (ACMS) at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in ground-breaking research on gender, migration and health systems. The post-holder will have a key role in developing and managing a policy work stream as part of an overall research grant focused on gender, migration and health systems in South Africa. The work will involve activities throughout the project cycle including conducting data collection and analysis, drafting research publications and presenting findings, as well as actively participating in the overall research process and the active life of the ACMS. A key role of this post is liaison with local stakeholders, in particular the South African Department of Health.

The
successful candidate will have a postgraduate degree, ideally a doctoral
degree, in a relevant field such as policy analysis or systems research, experience
in qualitative and quantitative research and analysis on patient mobility,
migration and health and in working with the Department of Health on these issues.
Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to
communicate effectively both orally and in writing, evidence of good
organizational skills, including effective time management. Further particulars
are included in the attached job description.

This part-time post is funded until January 2022, with potential for extension pending funding
confirmation. The salary is on the Academic Scale, Grade 6 £39,304 – £44,634
per annum pro rata (inclusive of London weighting). No relocation allowance
will be paid. 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 at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk and should include the names of 2 referees to be contacted if shortlisted. Applications are accepted until 10pm on the closing date. Queries regarding the process may be addressed to jobs@lshtm.ac.uk.

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. Answers such as
“Please see attached CV” are considered unacceptable. 

Please
note, if you are shortlisted but unable to attend the interview date it may not
be possible to offer an alternative date.

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