Location: Faculty of Infectious & Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Salary: £30,915 per annum, inclusive
The Environmental Health Group (EHG) is concerned with environmental health in developing countries, focusing on the basic problems of water supply, sanitation and the faecal-oral disease cycle. The EHG seeks a dynamic Policy and Communications Officer for the newly formed SHARE research consortium programme. SHARE aims to generate knowledge to improve systems for sanitation and hygiene delivery. SHARE will directly contribute to accelerated and equitable progress on the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target for sanitation.
The post holder will have a strong understanding of international development, global health issues and the sanitation and hygiene sector(s). He/she will have a track record of engaging and influencing key sector stakeholders and producing compelling communications for a range of audiences – especially policy-makers and practitioners. The post-holder will report to the Policy and Communications Manager but will work closely with other members of the EHG as well as staff from across the four other SHARE partners.
The post is a full-time (1.0 FTE) appointment, 35 hours per week and is eligible for 30 days annual leave plus six Dean's days specified by LSHTM. The initial period of appointment is for 24 months. The position will then be renewed subject to a performance review and the availability of funding.
For a more detailed job description and to apply online, please visit http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk and the reference for this post is EHG59. Applications should also include a CV and the names and email contacts of two referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.
Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to email@example.com. Please quote reference EHG59. Interviews will be held as soon as possible after this date. If you wish to discuss the position please contact Eileen Chappell on 020 7927 2303.Closing Date: Tuesday 28 February 2012
Interview Date: To be confirmed