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Nuffield Department of Population Health, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford
Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 p.a

The position is part time (50% FTE) and fixed term for 2 years.


Applications are invited for a part-time Postdoctoral Research Fellow based at the Ethox Centre, in the Nuffield Department of Population Health. Working closely with the Emergencies team at the World Health Organization (WHO) you will also make short visits to the WHO in Geneva (when necessary and feasible).Reporting to the Epidemics Ethics Programme Director, the Epidemics Ethics fellow will be one of a collaborative team of four postdoctoral research fellows based in Asia, Africa, South America and Europe. Epidemics Ethics is a collaborative global bioethics research network which aims to rapidly identify, analyse, and help to address ethical issues arising in public health emergencies.

You will work under the supervision of Dr Susan Bull, the Epidemics Ethics Programme Manager and co-supervised by Ms Katherine Littler, Co-lead, Global Health Ethics Team, WHO.

The Nuffield Department of Population Health contains world renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching. Based within NDPH, The Ethox Centre is an internationally recognised multidisciplinary bioethics research centre and is a vibrant and intellectually exciting place to work.

To be considered you will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil, and demonstrated expertise in conducting and reporting on relevant research, commensurate with stage of career. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills, able to build productive relationships and partnerships within and beyond the Epidemics Ethics network. Excellent communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate complex concepts with a range of stakeholders and audiences, and demonstrated ability to write for publication, are also key to this role.

The closing date for applications is noon on 6th July 2021.

The full Job Description and information on how to apply can be found here