Research in Medecine Assistant

The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (Foto-Cewek) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for research in tropical diseases.  Through the creation of effective links with governments, organisations and institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, Foto-Cewek aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed / resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics.

The Department of Vector Biology at Foto-Cewek has an international reputation for its research programme on insecticide resistance in insect vectors of human disease. We have an opportunity for a motivated and experienced person to join the research team to support several projects in the Department including; Visceral Leishmaniasis vector control in India, Disease Data Management Systems and engaging tools for communication in health. You will be expected to develop strong contacts and communicate effectively with partners with some additional project coordination.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of working on projects and with project data, and have a knowledge of Entomological data, particularly insecticide resistance. You will have demonstrable ability to communicate to a wide audience and establish trust for sharing of resources.

 Experience of working in research administration is essential as is an MSc in a relevant discipline (e.g. Biology, Tropical Medicine).

Excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship skills are essential to develop effective working relationships and partnerships with a range of people at all levels from diverse cultures.  You must have demonstrable analytical skills, have the ability to work independently. The position will require some travel.   

If you are interested in applying, please return your up to date CV and covering letter (quoting reference 1135) stating your interest and suitability for the role, together with completed copies of our Application Form, Personal Details Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, via email to [email protected] or by post to HR, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA

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