LCNTDR is hiring a project manager!
Applications are invited for the post of Project Manager to join The London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research (LCNTDR) located the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology (School of Public Health) at Imperial College, London.
The post holder will work as the project manager overseeing a large research group working on the epidemiology and control of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
Duties and responsibilities
The research focuses on two major community-based trials (entitled DW3 and Geshiyaro) on how best to control soil-transmitted and schistosome infections in Africa (Ethiopia, Benin and Malawi) and soil-transmitted infections in India as well as the development of a clinical trial simulator for Alzheimer’s disease. Professor Sir Roy Anderson is the Principal Investigator for the research.
You will be responsible for managing and coordinating the research activities of the research group and its interactions with the funders; identifying, establishing and maintaining research collaborations. The post holder will ensure that research activities are carried out smoothly with milestones in research progress achieved and reported on. The work requires management of a varied workload, with an understanding of international research collaborations and the needs of senior managers in research and development in the funding agencies and the within country partners including Ministries of Health and associated bodies. The post holder will also be required to write progress reports for sponsors, take the lead on writing grant applications, and assist in editing and preparing manuscripts for publication. Some travel to the countries in which the research is taking place may be required.