Research Fellow in Newborn Health & Early Childhood Development.

Posting this great opportunity for anyone looking for a great project to gain some great research experience within a fantastic team or even fill that OOPE/OOPR ….

The Newborn & Early Childhood Development team at LSHTM is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in Early Childhood Development.

The post holder will primarily work on the early childhood development metrics study Every Newborn – Simplified Measurement Integrating Longitudinal Neurodevelopment & Growth (EN-SMILING), a multi-country cohort study in Tanzania, Bangladesh and Nepal working closely with WHO and UNICEF funded by the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation. The post holder will co-ordinate study implementation including ongoing data collection, quantitative and qualitative assessments of ECD tools and inputs for funding proposals.

The successful candidate must have a paediatric clinical background, such as doctor, nurse, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, and an MSc in public health, or equivalent. They should also have knowledge of child health, development and disability in LMIC and proven experience in technical writing and/or research outputs, and data analysis skills. Strong coordination and liaison skills with a proven history of effectively coordinating projects and the ability to work as a collaborative member of multidisciplinary scientific team are essential.

The full job description can be found here. Apply by Sunday 9th December 2018.

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