Senior Lecturer, Social Intervention Trials, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Senior Lecturer, Social Intervention Trials, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Senior Lecturer, Social Intervention Trials, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

30 January, 2016

Department of Global and Development

Salary: £52,895 to £60,712 per annum inclusive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closes: 31st January 2016
Job Ref: PHP-GHD-02
Interview Date: To be confirmed

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) seeks to consolidate and build on its strengths as the lead institution in Europe on global health research, teaching and policy through the appointment of a Senior in Global Health Policy.

The Senior Lecturer in Social Intervention Trials will help enhance School’s profile in evaluation research, and the Social and (SAME) group’s international profile in gender, violence and HIV research.
As an appointment within SAME, the Senior Lecturer will lead the implementation of the STRIVE to Empower Prep and empowerment trial in Tanzania. He/she will be expected to take leadership in identifying opportunities to promote methodological learning across SAME’s and provide high level technical input across various intervention research projects. The post holder will be expected to publish in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals and respected epidemiological / trial / evaluation journals and present at conferences nationally and internationally.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in epidemiology or related field and have substantial trial over-sight and co-ordination experience, preferably in more than one area of health and social development, including both individually and cluster randomised trial designs. He/she will have prior experience with violence prevention and/or biomedical interventions trials that involve vulnerable women or girls and substantial overseas research experience, ideally in one or more countries where SAME has strong research collaborations (South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and ).
The Senior Lecturer post will be a full-time appointment for one year in the first instance and based overseas. Salary is on the Academic Pathway, or scale 8 from £52,895 – £60,712 per annum inclusive. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year for all staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “’s Days”.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to

An academic CV, list of publications and the names of three referees, who may be approached immediately, should also be included with the on-line application. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Professor Charlotte Watts ( or Professor Graham Medley (
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.

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