Senior Research in Medecine Associate (Midwifery)

The Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health (CMNH) at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine offers unique expertise in using the rigorous discipline of research to inform teaching and technical assistance programmes to improve the health of mothers and babies globally.  

As a leading, global centre of excellence for maternal and newborn health we aim to: 

  • Improve the availability and quality of healthcare for mothers and babies
  • Contribute to a global reduction in maternal and new born mortality and morbidity and improvement in quality of life 

Due to the recognised success and impact of our work we are now looking to recruit a number of Senior Research in Medecine Associates (Midwifery) to join our internationally recognised team.The successful candidates willwork within the CMNH academic teamto develop and deliver research, teaching and technical assistance in Maternal and Newborn Health internationally.  

The post holders will focus on supporting the delivery and evaluation of complex interventions to improve Maternal and Newborn Health globally, specifically related to Emergency Obstetric and Newborn care, skilled birth attendance and Midwifery. It is essential that you have proven experience of clinical fieldwork in a developing country setting with evidence of high quality assessment standards. 

The successful candidates will possess a Midwifery/Nursing qualification with clinical experience, with a Masters level degree in Public Health or another relevant field. You will be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and a high level of communication, both written and orally. Knowledge of both quantitative and qualitative research methodology and analytical approach will be essential, as will a knowledge of evidence based interventions that improve global MNH outcomes. 

The post will involve overseas travel. 

If you are interested in applying, please return your completed Application Form, Personal Details Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form together with a copy of your CV, clearly stating vacancy reference number (849 & 850), via email to [email protected], or by post to HR, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA


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