Deadline: 25 April 2021
Open to: resident in and a national of a country in sub-Saharan Africa
Benefits: fees, stipend and return air travel will be covered
Application for the LSHTM-ISEG Postgraduate Training Fellowship in Medical Statistics for African Scientists 2021/2022 are now open. The Fellowship enables promising research students from Sub-Saharan Africa to undertake MSc training in Medical Statistics at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) followed by a year working as a statistician at one of the partner centres in Africa.
The fellow continues to receive mentoring, supervision and support for the duration of their fellowship from members of our Group. The summer project, chosen by the fellow, often provides an introduction to the research topic to be pursued further during the placement year. During the placement year, the fellow is exposed to different aspects of research including study design, data management, analysis and reporting of findings. They are guided by local statisticians and researchers as well as relevant International Statistics & Epidemiology Group (ISEG) members.
- Applicant must be resident in and a national of a country in sub-Saharan Africa.
- Be in possession of an excellent degree with a background in mathematics, statistics or a related subject.
- Have at least 1 year of work experience in medical statistics or epidemiology.
- Be able to meet the English language requirements as set out in the English language requirements policy.
The fellowship will provide costs for fees, stipend and return air travel.
How to apply?
Candidates should complete their application through the online portal. A curriculum vitae and academic transcript must be uploaded as part of the application.
For more information, please visit the official website..