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CLOSED: Job: Inspiring scientists in infectious tropical diseases

May 17, 2012 - 18:05 -- MalariaWorld Jobs


Organisation: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Closing Date: 25 May 2012, 12.00pm (BST)

Driving research innovation for those most in need


The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, with strategic funding from the Wellcome Trust, has embarked on a significant expansion of its research base. In particular we are looking for inspiring academics with new and exciting approaches that have the potential to advance our knowledge and ability to manage important infectious Tropical diseases. We are specifically looking to appoint in areas of disease epidemiology and control, with a focus on vector borne parasitic diseases and TB.


LSTM has a worldwide reputation and the calibre of our research outputs has secured funding to lead a number of international consortia and product development partnerships aimed at reducing or eliminating the impact of diseases upon the world's poorest people.


We are seeking world class talent, committed to expanding their research, within our outstanding institution. Applications are invited for the following posts:

  • Chair/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Malaria Elimination (ref 731)
  • Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer in Vector Biology and Parasitology (ref 732)
  • Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Vector Control (ref 733)
  • Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in TB (ref 734)


(The salaries for these posts will be based on individuals qualifications, skills and experience )


If you have the ambition, drive and enthusiasm we are looking for and would like further information on any of these posts we would welcome the opportunity to talk to you individually. 


For confidential enquiries, you are invited to contact the following members of staff; Prof Steve Ward, Chair, (Deputy Director of LSTM), Christine Greenway, Director of HR, Prof Hilary Ranson, Head of Vector Group, Prof Mark Taylor, Head of Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology by contacting the HR Department via email to
Further details of the post can be found by visiting our website at


If you are interested in applying, please return your completed Application Form, Personal Details Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form together with a copy of your CV, stating appropriate vacancy reference number as above, via email to, or by post to HR, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA


Closing Date: 25 May 2012, 12.00pm (BST)

Interview Date: To be held in Liverpool within the period of June to August 2012


LSTM actively promotes an Equal Opportunities Policy                                  

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