The Health Economics and Policy Unit (HEPU) under the Department of Health Systems and Policy in the School of Public Health and Family Medicine, is implementing the Thanzi La Onse Project (www.thanzi.org) in collaboration with project partners in UK, Malawi and Uganda. The whole project aims at supporting health and healthcare resource allocation decisions which are value and evidence-based in sub-Saharan Africa, and involves collaboration with specialists in Health economics, epidemiology, ethics modelling and governance.
Applications are therefore being invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of Research Fellow (Programing) for 1 year.
The post holder will contribute to developing a new model that encompasses the most prevalent diseases and conditions in Malawi and the resources that are available in the health-system. The post-holder will be part of a team of researchers based in York and London and will be expected to work independently and without supervision and to participate in VTC/Phone calls with the team and occasionally travel to York, London for short periods, as necessary. The model is being written in Python and will be run on the Azure cloud computing platform.
The main purpose of this position is to participate in research activities, development of disease model, teaching, mentorship and supervision within the HEPU and the School of Public Health & Family Medicine at the College of Medicine.
Desirable Skills and Abilities
Other skills and abilities
How to apply
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should send their applications including cover letter, CV with names of three traceable referees and copies of relevant certificates to:
College of Medicine
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Indicate Research Fellow, Health Economics and Policy Unit on the envelope for hard copy applications and indicate the same in the subject line of your email for electronic submissions.
Applications should reach the Registrar not later than 18th September, 2020 Only short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.
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