Postgraduate Training fellowship in Medical Statistics for African Scientists (London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (LSHTM), UK)


Funded by the UK Medical Research Council, the fellowship provides support for two years training in Medical Statistics. For the first year (beginning October 2012) the successful applicant will study for the MSc degree in Medical Statistics at the (LSHTM). This will be followed by a one-year professional attachment at one of the African centres associated with the research programme of the 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 staff.Bursary: The fellowship will provide costs for fees, stipend (£14,500) and return air travel.
Deadline: May 18th, 2012. Short listed candidates will be interviewed by phone at the beginning of June

Eligibility: Candidates must:
(i) Be resident in and a national of a country in sub-Saharan Africa
(ii) Be in possession of an excellent first 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

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