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Recruiting a researcher for the INZI project

We are recruiting a postdoctoral researcher to work on the politics of African trypanosomiasis

You will be a social scientist with expertise in global health and development or medical anthropology, ideally with specific expertise in the politics of sleeping sickness or other African neglected tropical diseases, to join a team of researchers working on a European Research Council-funded project that analyses the complex interplay of actors, policies and projects that have shaped research into and control of African Trypanosomiasis, with regard to both livestock and humans, from the Second World War to the present day. You will undertake extended fieldwork in Africa, involving detailed qualitative data collection, often in challenging environments and contribute to collaborate interdisciplinary research.

This full time position is available on a fixed-term basis, from a start no earlier than 1st April 2014, for 18 months.

Salary: £30,728 - £36,661 per annum

Closing Date: 5pm (GMT) on Tuesday 18th February 2014

Further details and to apply  

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