Africa Health Research Training Programme (CREATE)
CREATE PhD Programme Fellow (x5)
Department of Clinical Research
Closing date: Friday 10th November 2023
Applications are invited for this PhD training programme to commence in September 2024. Led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, this PhD Programme is offered by five UK and six African partner institutions bringing together the expertise of these institutions in global health research.
The focus of this PhD Programme is on research focusing on the health problems of African countries, centering on Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, The Gambia, and Uganda. Successful applicants will develop their potential to become global health leaders within a structured and mentored training environment.
Further information is available here.
This programme is aimed at supporting health professionals who wish to undertake rigorous research training. Support is for three years and includes a matched salary, research expenses, home rate tuition fees, and training and travel costs.
Applicants must be practicing healthcare professionals and be registered with a national professional regulatory body in the UK/Republic of Ireland. Medical graduates must be registered on a UK/Republic of Ireland specialist training programme or must be a registered GP. Applicants should maintain their clinical skills, if applicable. Applicants must have an interest in global health research and be looking to develop their academic career.
They should be interested in spending extended periods of time (18-24 months) at one of the Programme African Partner Institutions in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, The Gambia, and Uganda as part of their PhD. All applicants must have completed their undergraduate degree and be registered with the relevant professional regulatory body (e.g. - General Medical Council, Health and Care Professions Council).