Post-Doctoral Fellow

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UE07 £34,304 to £40,927

CMVM, CCBS, Division of Psychiatry.

Post is based in Lilongwe, Malawi  

Full time, 35 hours per week

2 years from date of appointment


We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with an interest in global mental health looking to provide project management assistance to a large multi-generational birth cohort


The Opportunity:


The post-holder will hold a key role in supporting a team of investigators and field workers to recruit the first prospective birth cohort in Malawi.


The successful applicant will live and work in Malawi and will be personally responsible for the tax liability that arises in Malawi on all income, including salary payments.  As employer, the University is responsible only for administering deductions of Malawi taxes calculated on salary payments through payroll and reporting and remitting the taxes deducted to the Malawi Revenue Authority.



Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Excellent team-working skills
  • Organised and conscientious
  • A good communicator
  • Good qualitative/data skills
  • A degree in epidemiology, psychology or related discipline


Click  here  for a copy of the full job description


As a valued member of our team you can expect:

An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits  pension scheme ,  staff discounts,  family friendly initiatives , flexible working and much more. Access our  staff benefits page  for further information and use our  reward calculator  to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.


If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK.  Further information is available on our  right to work  webpages

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