UK_SRO_202105 - Senior Research Specialist

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Posted: 28/05/2021 11:14
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: £42,723 gross per annum
Location: UK
Level: Technical
Deadline: 13/06/2021 23:59
Hours: 35.00
Benefits: National Benefits
Job Type: Fixed Term

Malaria Consortium is recruiting for a Senior Research Specialist to join our team in London, UK.

The Senior Research Specialist will support the implementation of the organisation research strategy and achievement of the research objectives. Based on funding, the Senior Research Specialist will lead the inception, design, management and implementation of selected research projects, within the themes and scope of the research strategy. He/She will provide methodological oversight to research projects through technical assistance, technical involvement, mentoring, and developing and maintaining research guides and tools. He/She will provide technical support in the responsible conduct of research projects and technical support to increase their potential for research uptake. Up to half of the effort of the role will be focused on research related to Chemoprevention, in particular Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC).

The successful candidate will have:

  • PhD, or MSc with extensive experience, in Public Health, Global Health, Epidemiology or a related research discipline with a substantial quantitative research component.
  • Substantial experience in research design and management; experience in operational and/or implementation research
  • Experience securing large research grants or multiple research funding
  • Experience providing technical and programmatic leadership in research
  • Substantial experience in publishing work in peer-reviewed journals
  • Experience working in South East Asia and/or Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Experience and understanding of working with Ministries of Health in policy and strategy formulation related to research
  • Experience of designing and/or implementing research uptake strategies

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