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Research Fellow – Qualitative Research

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The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. 

We seek an experienced social scientist and qualitative researcher to help lead in qualitative longitudinal research in a participatory approach with young people affected by Long Covid in the UK. The postholder will be experienced in qualitative methods as well as conversant in social theories as applied to health. Ideally, the post-holder has a track record of experience in coproduced research with young people.  It is essential that the postholder has a postgraduate degree, ideally a doctoral degree, in social science discipline, including sociology, anthropology, science and technology studies, cultural studies, youth studies.

The post is full-time, 1 FTE and is available from 1 September 2023 (or as soon as possible), and is fixed term and funded for 18 months. 

The salary will be on the Academic Pathway salary scale Grade 6 in the range £43,947 – £49,908 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 “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Applications should be made on-line by clicking the ‘Apply’ button above. 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]

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. 

As part of your application we invite you to upload ONE example of a peer-reviewed publication of journal article length. 

Interviews will most likely be conducted online. 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. 

Further details:   Job Description    

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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