GL_EPI_201907 - Epidemiologist

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Posted: 10/07/2019 17:10
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Competitive
Location: UK
Level: Technical
Deadline: 24/07/2019 23:59
Hours: 35
Benefits: Competitive global benefits package
Job Type: Fixed Term

Malaria Consortium is recruiting for a Epidemiologist - Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention to join our team in London, Abuja and Ouagadougou.

The Epidemiologist will support the epidemiological interpretation of the SMC Programme results, and contribute to Malaria Consortium’s research, especially on study design and data analysis, modelling, and interpretation of findings. The postholder will also further develop and support Malaria Consortium’s M&E Community of Practice by exploring research questions that can be addressed through conducting secondary analyses on available data sets, reports and publications writing and coordinating new field research where applicable. The postholder will provide technical support and capacity building to country offices and regional technical team as required.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Postgraduate degree in public health with focus on epidemiology/bio-statistics or demography
  • Extensive experience working in data management and epidemiology in developing countries within government, an international organization or research institution, preferably in Africa
  • Significant knowledge in communicable disease control and child health
  • Extensive experience in research design and implementation
  • Significant experience in the development of  data bases, digital data entry systems (PDA or phone-based, such as iFormBuilder, Magpi, etc.) and statistical analysis software (EpiData, Access, Stata)
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Management and mentoring skills with respect to junior staff
  • Ability to work a part of  a multicultural team
  • Flexibility and ability to work independently with limited support
  • Full professional proficiency in English and French (written and spoken) required (native / bilingual proficiency preferred)

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