THRiVE-2 PhD and post-doctoral fellowships in health

This scheme is aimed at supporting training and mentoring the most promising young scientists from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda selected in THRiVE-2 to become independent, internationally-recognised research leaders. Successful applicants will develop their potential to become excellent researchers within a structured mentored training environment. The focus of the programme is on rigorous, intensive health research training relevant to East Africa, and research projects will be carried out in Kenya, Tanzania or Uganda. Research projects focusing on an aspect of infectious diseases/neglected tropical diseases (IDs/NTDs), maternal, neonatal and reproductive health (MN/RH) and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) will be considered (including, but not limited to, basic and clinical science, epidemiology or social science). Fellowships allow for sandwich attachments to LSHTM and University of Cambridge, UK.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5:00pm (EAT) Monday 21st November 2016.

Applications must be submitted through the consortium website: www.thrive.or.ug and should consist of the completed preliminary application form with your work/institutional address, e-mail address and daytime telephone contact number; supporting letters from two professional referees, together with their telephone numbers, institutional addresses and e-mail addresses. The application form is available on the THRiVE website http://www.thrive.or.ug

Further particulars can be obtained from the THRiVE consortium Secretariat at Makerere University College of Health Sciences (info@thrive.or.ug, +256 414 530021)