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Research Assistant (pre-PhD) in Pneumococcal Vaccine Modelling (scope for spatial stats, modelling and/or health economics)

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Salary: £33,567 to £38,533 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date: Wednesday 05 September 2018
Reference: EPH-IDE-2018-31-R

Applications are invited for an epidemiologist and/or infectious disease modeller to join the Department Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). The post-holder will be funded for 18 months through a research grant from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) in the UK on an interdisciplinary and collaborative project with Public Health England, Fudan University and China CDC to use epidemiological methods including literature reviews, mathematical modelling and health economics to inform vaccination policy in China.

The post-holder will be supervised by Dr Stefan Flasche and will join a highly successful and supportive group with colleagues at LSHTM, Fudan University, China, and other international partners. It is expected that the project will involve a range of complex and original scientific research that requires a high degree of personal motivation.

The successful applicant will have a Master's degree in statistics, mathematical modelling, epidemiology or another relevant discipline with a strong quantitative component. Candidates should also demonstrate experience in statistics and/or mathematical modelling preferably on infectious diseases. Further particulars are included in the attached job description.

Please contact Stefan Flasche for any questions (

Closing date
September 5th, 2018
Posted on
August 21st, 2018 11:40
Last updated
August 21st, 2018 11:40