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2015 TEG Postgraduate Training Fellowship in Medical Statistics for African Scientists

Applications are on-going for the 2015 TEG Postgraduate Training Fellowship in Medical Statistics for African Scientists. The fellowship 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.

Scholarship Value

The fellowship will provide costs for fees, stipend (£15,000 per annum) and return air travel.A panel of staff from LSHTM will decide on a short-list of candidates based on the completed application form and references.

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.

Eligible Countries

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 can apply for this training fellowship.

Eligibility

Applicants must be resident in and a national of a country in sub-Saharan Africa (ii) be in possession of an excellent first degree with a background in mathematics, statistics or a related subject (iii) have at least 1 year of work experience in medical statistics or epidemiology.

Application Procedure and Deadline

Completed application forms, curriculum vitas, academic transcripts and references should be send via e-mail. The application deadline is 30th April 2015.

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

Official Scholarship Website – http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/study/funding/teg_fellowship_in_medical_statistics_for_african_scientists.html


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