Deadline:

26 April 2019

Location:

London, UK

(Partially Funded)

Description

LSHTM TEG Postgraduate Training Fellowship in Medical Statistics for African Scientists

Three fellowships are available, funded by the UK Medical Research Council (MRC), GSK and LSHTM, respectively, to provide support for two years training in medical statistics.

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For the first year the successful applicants will study for the MSc degree in Medical Statistics at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).  This will be followed by a one-year professional attachment at one of the African centres associated with the research programme of the MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group (TEG) at LSHTM.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Mathematics
  • Medical statistics
  • Epidemiology

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

SUDAN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

Two years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Be in possession of an excellent degree with a background in mathematics, statistics or a related subject.
  • Have at least 1 year of work experience in medical statistics or epidemiology.

Note:

  • Support will not be given as a supplement to other funding, nor to students who have funding from other sources.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

The fellowship will provide:

  • Costs for fees.
  • Stipend (£16,400 per annum).
  • Return air travel.

How to Apply

First Step: Complete the application.

Second Step: Upload the following documents:

  1. A curriculum vitae
  2. Academic transcript
  3. Personal statement

Note:

  • Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by telephone and if successful, may be required to undertake an English language assessment.

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