Clinical Lecturer - Clinical Epidemiology

The Centre for Snakebite Research and Interventions (CSRI) at LSTM is recruiting a Clinical Lecturer in Clinical Epidemiology on a part time basis (50% FTE), to be based in Liverpool with frequent overseas travel.

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 ofthe less developed/resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics.

The Centre for Snakebite Research and Interventions (CSRI) at LSTM is at the forefront of research to develop the next generation of snakebite therapies. The intent is to develop therapies with unparalleled efficacy, affordability and safety - to substantially and sustainably reduce the high rates of deaths and disability that currently afflict snakebite victims throughout the world.

The CSRI is seeking a Clinical Lecturer in Clinical Epidemiology to work with our research team to help design, implement and assure the quality of clinical, epidemiological and related public health research activity conducted in Kenya and Nigeria. You will be engaged in supervising and assisting students, contribute to their development of theory and practice in addition to developing and delivering clinical/public health snakebite lectures and tutorials. You will also train in-country teams in epidemiological methodologies and assist in public engagement activities of LSTM and partner institutes.

The candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Medicine, Master's degree in Public Health/Epidemiology, with knowledge of clinical and epidemiological data in rural African settings. Relevant clinical and epidemiological expertise and experience of working in African countries, preferably in the domain of tropical snakebite, is essential to your application.

We are looking for a Clinical Lecturer who understands the health-contributing importance of this project, shares our enthusiasm for innovative research and is willing to work for periods in sub-Saharan Africancountries to deliver important research outcomes. You will have a strong andinformed desire to join our research team, share work load and to contribute productively to our various scientific, educational and public engagement activities. We are looking for a Clinical Lecturer who has an intelligent, diligent, helpful and energetic approach to all aspects of the project.

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to undergo a DBS and/or other international criminal record check prior to appointment and at regular points during employment. The outcome must be satisfactory to LSTM, as the duties of this post will involve direct and/or indirect contact with vulnerable adults and/or children.

Closing Date: 13thJanuary 2019

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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

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