Job offer in london Adviser (Maternity Cover) at Imperial College London
St Mary’s Campus, Paddington
Consistently rated amongst the world’s best universities, Imperial College London is a science-based institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research.
The Global Health and Development Group (GHD) is based in the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology (DIDE) in Imperial’s School of Public Health (SPH). GHD’s mission is to contribute to better health around the world through the more effective and equitable use of resources, by providing advice on the use of evidence and social values in making clinical and policy decisions.
The Adviser (Maternity Cover) post is a key member of the team, expected to work across the team and support all team members, with specific responsibilities for the iDSI India Programme. The advisor will be required to:
- Support senior staff in developing the team’s strategies, policies and initiatives relating to our research and evidence synthesis and policy advice work with national governments in particular India, insurance agencies and donors around the world
- Oversee India-based contractors working on iDSI work in India
- Lead on the analysis and interpretation of complex data relating to international health system performance and on communicating the results effectively to an international audience including foreign policy makers and global donors
- Publicise, through presentations, peer reviewed and electronic publications the work of Imperial College London to the UK and global health policy community
We’re looking for candidates with a PhD in a subject or subjects related to evidence-based medicine (e.g. systematic reviewing, epidemiology, critical appraisal, public health, health policy. You must demonstrate highly developed specialist knowledge of designing and analysing impact evaluations and assessment methodology projects; understanding of the principles of evidence-based healthcare, critical appraisal and the interpretation and synthesis of health care research evidence.
This is a full-time, fixed term post available from May 2019 until 31 March 2020 based at the St Mary’s Campus, Paddington. Imperial College is supportive of flexible working. The College is happy to discuss the possibility of implementing such arrangements for this post, with suitably qualified people, subject to operational requirements.
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