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LONDON SCHOOL OF HYGIENE & TROPICAL MEDICINE
(Universityof London)
 
FACULTY OF INFECTIOUS AND TROPICAL DISEASES
 
DEPARTMENT OF DISEASE CONTROL ACT
Consortium Policy Liaison Coordinator (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Malaria
Research and Control)
 

FURTHER PARTICULARS
 

1. ADVERTISEMENT
 
An opportunity has arisen for a lecturer or senior lecturer in malaria
research and control to work on a full
or part time basis as the Policy Liaison Coordinator for the Artemisinin
Combination Therapy (ACT) Consortium led by Prof David Schellenberg.
 

The post holder will be based at LSHTM and be a
senior member of the ACT Consortium core team. The ACT Consortium,
coordinated
through the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, is funded by
the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and has partners throughout Africa,
Asia,
Europe and the United States.  The secretariat and core scientists are
based at LSHTM and support 26 projects in 10 countries.

The Consortium¹s vision is
to support evidence-based policy making and implementation activities so
that
the delivery and effectiveness of ACTs is optimized.  In order to achieve
this, the Consortium is
establishing a mechanism, referred to as SCALE (Syntheses, Collaboration,
and Analyses for Liaising Evidence effectively).

SCALE will act as a conduit of information between the ACT Consortium, policy 
makers and
programme managers at national and international levels.
Members of the Consortium and core team already interact with members of
the research, policy and programme communities. The post holder will provide
a focal point at the interface between the larger malaria research and control
communities and the Consortium¹s investigators and core scientists. The post
holder will be responsible for developing and maintaining the SCALE Workplan
and for the implementation of approved activities within it. Typical
activities are likely to include the analysis and synthesis of cross-cutting 
issues,
the development of policy briefs and outreach to relevant groups.
 
The post is available for one year to start as soon
as possible. Salary is on the Academic Pathway salary scale 7 from £42,043
to £48,129
per annum inclusive, or scale 8 from £50,836 - £58,349 per annum inclusive.
Annual
leave entitlement is 30 working days per year for all staff.  In addition to
this there are 6 fixed-date
"Director's Days".

Applications should be made on-line via our website
at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk.  The reference for this post is DS3.
Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to
jobs@lshtm.ac.uk.  Closing date for the receipt of applications
is Wednesday 20 March 2013.
 
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is
committed to being an equal opportunities employer




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