ENDGAME Project Coordinator, Viet Nam (MORU)

 

Position

ENDGAME Project Coordinator, Viet Nam

Department

Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU)

Location

Hanoi, Viet Nam

Tenure

Up to 2 ½ years

Job summary

Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU), based in Bangkok, Thailand, is looking for a Project Coordinator to join the Epidemiology Department for an exciting new project. This project aims to provide support with cutting-edge predictive modelling and data analysis to National Malaria Control Programmes (NMCPs) across the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam.

The successful candidate will be based in Hanoi working with staff from MORU Epidemiology in Bangkok and be the main point of contact for collaboration with the National Institute of Malaria, Parasitology, and Entomology (NIMPE) for this project. They will also work closely with an experienced MORU modelling team based in the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

The duties of the role will be to facilitate communication between project staff and NIMPE and provide technical support and training to NIMPE staff for implementation and development of predictive models and analyses to inform planning of malaria elimination strategy in Viet Nam. The role will include helping to define priority policy questions to address with the project and collation of data required to run the analyses, as well as assisting with the analyses themselves. The successful candidate will assist the PI with communication with country partners and liaison with other parts of the Viet Nam government. There will be opportunities to travel to MORU in Bangkok. In addition, they will contribute to preparation of research manuscripts. They will be supported to pursue their own scientific interests related to the project and to seek their own additional funding.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive salary negotiable, commensurate with level of experience
  • Flexible working hour

Selection criteria

Essential

  • BSc, MSc or equivalent
  • Prior experience of working on either malaria or health policy in Viet Nam
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English

     

Desirable

  • Proven track record of published papers
  • Knowledge of mathematical modelling and statistical analysis
  • Programming skills in R and/or Python

How to apply

Interested candidates are invited to send curriculum vitae, application and copies of relevant certificates, either by email or by post to:

Oxford University Clinical Research Unit Vietnam

National Hospital for Tropical Diseases

78 Giai phong, Dong da, Ha noi

Email: trangbh@oucru.org

 

The cover letter should detail: What part of your education, training or employment history has best equipped you for this position?

– Why you would make a good candidate for this position?

– Names of two referees who can provide details of relevant experience

Contact person

Ms. Bui Huyen Trang

Deadline for submission

28th June 2019