QMUL Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Global Health Cancer Research in Africa 2022

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QMUL Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Global Health Cancer Research in Africa 2022

When is Application Deadline?

12th August 2022

Reference: QMUL28081

Tell Me About Award:

This post is part of an exciting new NIHR Global Health Research award, funding the AWACAN-ED (Advancing Early Diagnosis of Cancer in Southern Africa) programme. Our research is being conducted in Zimbabwe and South Africa, in partnership with the Universities of Cape Town and Zimbabwe in Harare.

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In Southern Africa, people with symptoms of cancer are diagnosed when they self-present, usually at an advanced stage and with poor outcomes. AWACAN-ED aims to shift this paradigm to earlier stage at diagnosis, by addressing important questions about how to encourage appropriate help-seeking and how to deliver high-quality, accessible and equitable cancer referral and diagnosis services. The research will be undertaken mainly in local clinics and secondary health facilities. Studies will include materials in local languages to increase awareness and access to the services.

What Type of Award is this?

Internship, Fellowship

Who can apply?

We are looking for an experienced, organised, and motivated researcher, who is familiar with the global research context. You will have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant discipline, and experience of systematic reviews and cancer research using various methodologies.

Which Countries are Eligible?

African countries

Where will Award be Taken?


How Many Positions will be Given?

Not specified

What is the Benefit of Award?

The post is based at the Charterhouse Square Campus in London. It is a full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment until 30 September 2025. Starting salary will be in the range of Grade 5 – £38,655-£41,918 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave and staff pension scheme.

How Long is the Program?

3 Years

How to Apply for Program?

Further details and apply

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