2y RF at LSHTM to model broader economic effects of Salmonella vaccines e.g. impact on AMR, equity, productivity.

The Wellcome Trust has funded a consortium of partners including LSHTM to assess the value of Salmonellae vaccines. The postholder will develop an innovative programme of work to investigate the broader societal and economic benefits of these vaccines, such as future productivity, antimicrobial resistance reductions, improved equity and social protection. The work be done in collaboration with the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) and the World Health Organization.

The postholder will be supervised by Prof. Mark Jit and will be part of the Modelling and Economic Evaluation of Vaccines (MEEV) group, a highly successful and supportive group with a long history of working with countries to generate evidence to support vaccination policy. The postholder will also be affiliated to LSHTM’s Vaccine Centre, Centre for Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases and Global Health Economics Centre.

The successful applicant will have a PhD (or Masters degree and good research experience) in health economics, mathematical modelling, statistics, epidemiology or another relevant discipline with a strong quantitative component and experience in health economic, statistical and/or mathematical modelling of health conditions, ideally infectious diseases. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post is full-time and is available from 1 June 2022 until 2 May 2024. The salary will be on the Academic Pathway salary scale Grade 6 in the range £40,611 - £46,119 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting).

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
United Kingdom
Closing date
July 1st, 2022
Posted on
June 18th, 2022 23:34
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June 18th, 2022 23:34