TEG Postgraduate Training Fellowship in Medical Statistics for African Scientists, 2016


TEG Postgraduate Training Fellowship in Medical Statistics for African Scientists , and applications are submitted till 17 th April 2016 . UK Medical Research Council (MRC) is offering training fellowship to undertake two years MSc training in Medical Statistics. For the first year the successful applicant will study for the MSc degree in Medical Statistics at the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (LSHTM). The fellowship will provide costs for fees, stipend (£15,000 per annum) and return air travel. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | UK (one year at LSHTM) and Africa (one year at one of the African centres associated with the research programme of the Tropical Epidemiology Group (TEG) at LSHTM).

Level: MSc training at LSHTM followed by a year working as a statistician at one of partner centres in Africa.

Field(s): medical statistics and epidemiology in sub-Saharan Africa.

Deadline: 17 th April 2016.

Funded By: UK Medical Research Council (MRC)

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): TEG Postgraduate Training Fellowship is targeted for Students of sub-Saharan African (Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Democratic Republic), Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda,

 Sao Tome and Principe,Senegal,Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe) countries

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: not Specified

Scholarship Duration: It provides support for two years training in medical statistics. For the first year the successful applicant will study for the MSc degree in Medical Statistics at the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (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.

Scholarship covers: The fellowship will provide costs for fees, stipend (£15,000 per annum) and return air travel.

Description

This TEG Postgraduate Training Fellowship , which is funded by the UK Medical Research Council (MRC), provides support for two years training in medical statistics.

For the first year the successful applicant will study for the MSc degree in Medical Statistics at the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (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.

Eligibility

To apply for TEG Postgraduate Training Fellowship Applicants must be

(i) resident in and a national of a country in sub-Saharan Africa

  1. be in possession of an excellent first degree with a background in mathematics, statistics or a related subject
  2. have at least 1 year of work experience in medical statistics or epidemiology.

Selection criteria: 

‣ A panel of staff from LSHTM will decide on a short-list of candidates based on the completed application form and references.

Notification:

‣ The short-listed candidates will be interviewed by telephone in May. The successful candidate will be informed shortly after the interviews have been completed.

Scholarship Application Method 

‣ Candidates should complete a TEG Fellowship Application Form and provide a curriculum vitae, two Reference Forms, and an academic transcript 

‣ The closing date for applications is 17 April 2016.Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

‣ Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by telephone.

‣ Completed application forms, curriculum vitas, academic transcripts and references should be emailed to: teg@lshtm.ac.uk 

Please include “TEG Fellowship Application” and your name in the subject line.

Enquiries:

‣ Further information on the MSc in Medical Statistics can be found on the course page: MSc Medical Statistics Informal inquiries concerning the scholarship can be made to John Bradley.

‣ Informal enquiries concerning the Masters course can be made to the MSc Medical Statistics Admissions Tutors, Ruth Keogh and Jenny Nicholas at: mscmedstats@lshtm.ac.uk 

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 17 th April 2016.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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