Policy Fellow in Global Patient Safety

Job summary

The Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI) is looking for a Policy Fellow in Global Patient Safety to join our team.   IGHI forms part of Imperial’s strategy to find solutions to global challenges by focusing multidisciplinary research expertise on addressing international issues. IGHI focuses on the delivery of high quality and internationally relevant research organised around seven centres of excellence.   You will join a dynamic,...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED01367
  • Date posted 22 July 2019
  • Closing date 4 September 2019

Job description

Job summary

The Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI) is looking for a Policy Fellow in Global Patient Safety to join our team.

 

IGHI forms part of Imperial’s strategy to find solutions to global challenges by focusing multidisciplinary research expertise on addressing international issues. IGHI focuses on the delivery of high quality and internationally relevant research organised around seven centres of excellence.

 

You will join a dynamic, multidisciplinary team based within the IGHI’s other key centres, including the Hamlyn Centre, HELIX Centre, Centre for Health Policy and Centre for Digestive and Gut Health.  The team of policy makers, clinicians, scientists, engineers and industrial designers, at these cutting-edge centres are focused on developing innovative processes, products and business models across surgical robotics and technology, healthcare design and policy formation.

Duties and responsibilities

You will be expected to drive forward a programme of work to support training and capacity development for patient safety in four selected LMICs in partnership with the WHO. Expertise in patient safety, health service delivery and training/education is strongly preferred for this role.

Essential requirements

You will have a Master’s degree in Health Policy with experience of working at a senior level in the field of health policy with a sound understanding of the patient safety landscape and will have experience in health policy research and publications.

Further information

This role is full-time and fixed-term for two years.

Interviews to be held on 11th September 2019.

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Sabina Negut ( s.negut@imperial.ac.uk)

 

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

 

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.