TEG Training Fellowship in Medical Statistics at LSHTM 2020/2021 for African Scientists

“TEG Training Fellowship in Medical Statistics at LSHTM 2020/2021 for African Scientists”

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

Tropical Epidemiology Group (TEG) Training Fellowship

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 centers associated with the research programme of the MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group (TEG) at LSHTM.  During the professional attachment, training Fellows will develop their statistical and research skills by working on studies with guidance from TEG scientists.

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TEG Training Fellowship Eligibility

To be eligible, candidates must:

(i) be resident in and a national of a country in sub-Saharan Africa
(ii) be in possession of an excellent degree with a background in mathematics, statistics or a related subject
(iii) have at least 1 year of work experience in medical statistics or epidemiology

Value of Award: This is intended to foster excellence in the field of medical statistics and epidemiology in sub-Saharan Africa. The fellowship will provide costs for fees, stipend and return air travel.

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Duration of Programme: 2 years

How to Apply for TEG Training Fellowship

Candidates should complete their application through the online portal.

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Please note a curriculum vitae and academic transcript must be uploaded as part of the application.

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by telephone and if successful, may be required to undertake an English language assessment.

For more information, visit the TEG Training Fellowship

Application Deadline: 26th April 2020 (23:59 GMT)