Research Fellow

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Company: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Department: Faculty of Infectious & Tropical Diseases

Salary: £38,533 to £43,759 per annum inclusive

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1309 1300750

Fax: +44-1233 3797668

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Research Fellow. Terms and conditions vacancy

We are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to work with Professor Taane Clark and Professor Martin Hibberd on whole genome sequence data of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine’s headquarters in London.

The post-holder will analyse genomic and sample meta data to understand the phylogeny, patterns of transmission and drug resistance mechanisms of the sequenced strains.

The successful applicant will have a PhD in bioinformatics or a closely related field, demonstrated expertise and excellent analytical and computation skills applied to the analysis of large ‘omic datasets, demonstrated experience and skill in establishing sequencing or other ‘omic data analysis pipelines, demonstrated analytical skills for genome-wide association studies, advanced programming skills in java, C++, perl, R or another computing language, astrong background and publication record compatible with experience, interest in drug resistance and transmission of infectious diseases especially tuberculosis. Further particulars are included in the attached job description.

The post is funded by the Medical Research Council from 1st October 2017 until 31st March 2019. The salary will be on the Academic Grade 6 scale in the range £38,533 to £43,759 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. 

Applications should be made online via our website by clicking the 'apply' button below. Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to [email protected]. Please quote reference ITD-PMBD-17. 

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria.  Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion.  The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered.  An answer to any of the criteria such as “Please see attached CV” will not be considered acceptable.

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

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