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WHO Liaison Fellow (Research Fellow or Research Associate), MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis. Liaison between Centre staff and WHO.

The Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis is an international resource and centre of excellence for research and training in the epidemiological analysis and modelling of infectious diseases. The Centre works closely with national and international agencies to support policy planning and response operations against infectious disease threats. The Centre is a WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Modelling and staff of the Centre work closely with WHO across a wide range of disease areas.

The post-holder will be responsible for maintaining a close collaborative relationship with WHO colleagues and thereby support the Centre in delivering its mission of translating cutting-edge research on infectious disease dynamics into improvements in public health decision making. The post-holder will develop and lead collaborative research projects with a focus on supporting the Centre’s research theme in preparedness and response to emerging threats. The postholder will work with academic staff and research teams across the Centre, as well as interacting closely with the Director of the MRC Centre Translational Modelling Hub and the MRC Centre leadership team to ensure that the work meets WHO’s needs.

Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in one of the following areas: infectious disease epidemiology, mathematical modelling, statistics or related subject or a similar quantitative discipline.

The post is full time and fixed term to 13 June 2026. Part-time/flexible working will be considered.
Candidates who will be appointed as a Research Associate within the salary range £45,593- £53,630 per annum.
Further information is available in the job description.

Imperial College London
United Kingdom
Closing date
September 19th, 2023
Posted on
August 24th, 2023 16:59
Last updated
August 24th, 2023 16:59