Clinical Microbiologist with an interest in antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

Vietnam (VN)
£77,913 - £105,042
14 May 2019
10 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Nuffield Department of Medicine

We are seeking an experienced, self-motivated, Clinical Microbiologist with an interest in antimicrobial resistance (AMR). This clinical role is based in our overseas unit in Vietnam.

Vietnam is one of the worst hit countries by the antimicrobial resistance crisis with resistance levels higher than most countries in the region, particularly in hospital acquired infections. Diagnostic microbiology capacity is underused.

Currently, the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health has a strong research presence in clinical trials, microbiology, molecular biology, pharmacology, genomics, field epidemiology, mathematical modelling, and health economics, in the various research units located in Asia.

The focus of the post-holder will be to help develop OUCRU-Hanoi’s (Oxford University Clinical Research Unit), and their own including the AMR research programme, to contribute to ongoing hospital and community based projects. The post-holder will also be expected to participate in our diagnostic laboratory capacity building programme.

The post will be based in OUCRU-Hanoi at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases, close to other national institutes and the Ministry of Health.

Full details of the responsibilities and essential criteria can be found on the job description and further information on OUCRU can be found at Those willing to work in Vietnam and who demonstrate they meet the essential criteria, will be shortlisted.

This position is available on a full-time basis, until 30 September 2020 in the first instance. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 10th June 2019 will be considered.

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