Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

University of London

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Department of Disease Control

£50,048 to £69,118
per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Monday 29 May 2023
Reference:  ITD-DCD-2023-07

The Environmental Health Group seeks to appoint an Assistant/Associate Prof to develop and lead research related to hygiene and planetary health. Funded through an unrestricted donation from Reckitt to LSHTM, this position will lead a significant programme of work to further the groups strategic vision, knowledge generation and education in this important field. The successful applicant will join a dynamic group of 40 staff that work across a broad range of topics relating to water, sanitation, hygiene and broader environmental determinants of health.

The successful applicant will have a doctoral degree in in a relevant topic, demonstrated expertise relating to hygiene and planetary health for example in One Health, AMR or Climate Change,an understanding of the strategies for improving equity and inclusion in research and/or learning and teaching. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post is full-time and funded for 2 years from the date of appointment (latest possible end date 31 December 2025). The salary will be on the Academic Pathway salary scale, Assistant Professor Grade 7 scale in the range £50,048 – £57,013 per annum or Associate Professor Grade 8 scale in the range £60,221 – £69,118 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). Through the LSHTM-Reckitt partnership the successful post holder will have access to a £150,000 budget to conduct research in the field of hygiene and planetary health. 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 “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in Keppel Street, London. 

Applications should be made on-line via our website at . Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if appointed. 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-DCD-2023-07

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. We believe that when people feel respected and included, they can be more creative, successful, and happier at work. While we have more work to do, we are committed to building an inclusive workplace, a community that everyone feels a part of, which is safe, respectful, supportive and enables all to reach their full potential.

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