Friday, February 3, 2012

[EQ] Vacancy: Senior Lecturer in Global Health Policy - University of London


(University of London)

Senior Lecturer in Global Health Policy


The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) seeks to consolidate and build on its strengths as the lead institution in Europe on global health research, teaching and policy through the appointment of a Senior Lecturer in Global Health Policy.

The Senior Lecturer in Global Health Policy will enhance a number of strategic activities to significantly raise the School’s profile in global health.  The successful individual will hold a PhD in political science, politics, international relations, policy analysis or a closely allied subject area, and be an experienced scholar in analysing health concerns. The individual would complement existing staff with expertise in politics, international relations, development studies and social policy.  As an appointment within the Department of Global Health and Development, the Senior Lecturer would work to unify existing activities within the broad field of global health policy and play an important teaching role.

The post-holder would be expected to:

·       have a disciplinary background in political science, politics, international relations, policy analysis or related field;

·       contribute to the development of a programme of research concerned with global health policy;

·       secure additional research funds in the broad area of global health policy;

·       make a contribution to LSHTM’s teaching on global health, especially the recently launched Distance Learning MSc in Global Health Policy;

·       supervise Research Degree students in relevant areas.

This post will be a full-time appointment for five years in the first instance. Salary is on the Academic Pathway, Grade 8 from £50,183 - £57,621 per annum inclusive.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year for all staff. In addition to this there are 6 fixed-date "Director's Days".

.  The reference for this post is GHDSLApplications should also include a CV and the names and email addresses of 3 referees that can be contacted immediately if short listed. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to 

This post closes at 11.00pm on Wednesday 29 February 2012

Kara Hanson, Reader in Health System Economics - Head, Department of Global Health and Development

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine


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