Here we present some job and training opportunities in the field of clinical research. We will provide opportunities across the globe, but will aim most specifically at developing countries. To visit the funding portal, click here.
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Some exciting new job opportunities!
- Research Assistant for IDDO (Infectious Diseases Data Observatory): IDDO are seeking a research assistant to contribute to an examination of data which have the potential to reduce the spread of infectious disease outbreaks and accelerate treatment. The study will examine systems to make data available for public health emergency preparedness, response, and recovery. This full-time, short-term position with salary support is available immediately - for more info, click here.
- The Global Health Network is seeking a Senior Operations Manager, Global Health Network Manager, Capacity Development Manager, and Impact and Methodology Research Manager. All the roles are based in Oxford, UK, and you can find more information by clicking here.
- The MRC Clinical Trials Unit at University College, London (CTU) is seeking a Senior Lecturer in Trial Conduct Methodology. Applicants should have a thorough understanding of clinical trial methods and the practical issues in trial and/or data management that may impede the successful, timely and cost-effective completion of a clinical trial. For more information click here.
Websites with WorldWide Job Opportunities Listed:
- Family Health International (FHI) lists a great variety of jobs all around the world, ranging from clinical directorships to human resources and administration. Visit their jobs list at:https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/search?pr=0
- Global Academy Jobs lists jobs around the world such as fellowships and research positions: http://globalacademyjobs.com/ac/search?se=84
- The new online journal Global Health: Science and Practice, has a "Job Opportunities" website that is free for recruiters and job seekers. Go to http://www.ghspjournal.org and click on "Global Health Jobs" to see the available jobs, post a new job, or upload your resume.
- DevNetJobs.org has a number of opportunities in health research, many of which are in developing countries. For more information see their website at http://www.devnetjobs.org/?goback=%2Egde_120372_member_138025360
- PATH Jobs provides information about a wide range of job opportunities across the world, including Africa and Asia. https://path.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.allpositions&company_id=15780&version=1
- SciDevNet lists job opportunities related to global health, from different agencies http://www.scidev.net/global/content/jobs.html
- The WHO has a range of jobs, all around the world. You can visit their 'current vacancies' page here: http://www.who.int/employment/vacancies/en/
- Oxford University's Tropical Medicine Department has jobs advertises jobs at its centres in Thailand, Kenya, Laos and Vietnam on the following website: http://www.tropicalmedicine.ox.ac.uk/jobs
- MSF lists WorldWide job opportunities both in the office and in the field, on its pages at http://www.msf.org/work-msf
- The MRC offers worlwide opportunities, including statisticians, scientists and admin staff - listed here: http://www.mrc.ac.uk/skills-careers/working-for-mrc/job-vacancies/
- London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene offers jobs in global health research, which you can find here: https://www.jobs.lshtm.ac.uk/vacancies.aspx
- Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine offers a range of jobs; their current vacancies page can be reached at: http://www.lstmed.ac.uk/vacancies
- EDCTP's jobs pages lists current vacancies including Africa and Europe http://www.edctp.org/vacancies/
- Oxford Policy Management (OPM) lists vacancies across its nine international offices, which aim to reduce poverty and disadvantage through public policy reform (including healthcare). You can view their list of current vacancies here: http://www.opml.co.uk/join-us/vacancies
Country Specific Job portals
- The MRC Gambia Unit lists its job vacancies here: http://www.mrc.gm/about-us/jobs-careers/jobs/
- The MRC website posts clinical research jobs of all types at sites across Uganda. Visit this site for more details:http://www.mrcuganda.org/jobs
- UVRI lists its jobs here: http://www.uvri.go.ug/index.php/about-uvri/jobs-uvri
- The India Alliance is a £80 million partnership between The Wellcome Trust, UK, and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT, Government of India), which offers Early Career, Intermediate, Senior Fellowships. IA funds a full spectrum of biomedical science, from fundamental molecular and cellular studies, through to clinical and public health research. This also includes theoretical biology and biomedical engineering. Requirements: A research proposal that seeks to answer an original biomedical research question; a not-for-profit host institutuion in Inda that will administer the Fellowship for the full duration of the award. A salaried position or commitment to a salaried position at the Host Institution is not required. No age or nationality restrictions on any scheme. A PhD in biological sciences is not necessary. Clinicians, veterinarians and public health researchers are strongly encouraged to apply. Only online applications are accepted. Please visit our website http://www.wellcomedbt.org for further information on different schemes and the application process.
- A job portal in India: In order to provide a career/job platform to Healthcare, Pharma/Biotech, Food/Nutrition, Health BPO, Equipment, Agri and Other Science communities exclusively, HarNeedi.com came into existence. HarNeedi.com also serves as a knowledge commune for professionals, corporate and domain experts to share views and news on Healthcare & Pharma domain. Please log on to http://www.harneedi.com/
- India Recruitment Net http://india.recruit.net/search-clinical+research+associate-jobs#search_top has a range of opportunities for Clinical Research Associates in various locations across India.
- CliniIndia is another site specific to clinical research jobs in India: http://www.cliniindia.com/latest-jobs/
- AMREF (African Medical and Research Foundation) have a range of jobs based in Nairobi, including research officer, programme manager, etc. For more information, see http://www.amref.org/info-hub/vacancies
- Though it's just a general job website, Indeed.co.za lists many research jobs in south Africa and is a good place to sstart.
- The MRC regularly posts job opportunities, at the moment advertising for an office manager, clinical manager, and scientific writer. For more information, please click here: http://www.mrc.ac.za/hr/vacancies.htm
- The University of Cape Town's jobs pages contains several Research-based positions: http://www.uct.ac.za/about/intro/vacancies/external/#!
- MSF lists its South African Vacancies here: https://www.msf.org.za/office-vacancies
- The University of Stellenbosch and Desmond Tutu list their current vacancies here.
- CAPRISA lists many clinical research jobs in South Africa, from data managers to investigators. Link to their portal here: http://caprisa.erecruit.co.za/candidateapp/Jobs/Browse.aspx