Wellcome Trust is offering Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Research should be aimed at understanding and improving public health and tropical medicine of local, national and global relevance. This fellowship is normally for three years (non-renewable), but may be for up to four years for those who wish to undertake a relevant Master’s training or diploma course. Candidates shortlisted for interview will normally be notified four weeks before the interview date. Interviews will be conducted at our offices in London. Travel and accommodation costs will be provided.
Research should be aimed at understanding and improving public health and tropical medicine of local, national and global relevance. Public health and tropical medicine cover a wide range of health problems, including communicable and non-communicable diseases. Topics include:
-demographic, social science and health economic studies
-epidemiological, field and community based studies
-health care systems and policy research
-measurement of infectious and chronic disease burden
-clinical trials and case control studies
-studies of disease mechanisms in the natural host
-determinants of disease susceptibility and resistance
-immunity or resistance in natural hosts or vectors.
- Preliminary application deadline: 12 November 2015
- Full application deadline: 3 February 2016
Shortlisted candidate interviews: 22-24 June 2016