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Deputy Director

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circa £170,000
Closing date
13 Feb 2023

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University & research
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Full Time

The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine is the first institution dedicated to research and teaching in the field of tropical medicine and will be celebrating 125 years of global health impact in 2023. 

The School’s work in combating diseases such as TB, HIV/AIDS, malaria, dengue and lymphatic filariasis is supported by a research portfolio of over £210 million, and is at the forefront of infectious disease research. Attracting over 600 students from 68 countries, the School works in partnership with health ministries, universities and research institutions worldwide to train the next generation of doctors, scientists, researchers and health professionals.
Working closely with the Director, you will lead and drive the effective delivery of the School’s strategy, ensuring research and teaching excellence. As a key member of the School’s senior leadership team, you will provide leadership and guidance to the Deans and Heads of Department and work closely and collaboratively with the Professional Services functions. You will also deputise for the Director as needed. 

You will be a renowned academic with a strong international reputation in your area of expertise, as well as a successful track record of leadership within a research institution or similar, and demonstrable impact in effective strategy development and implementation. 

Inclusion is central to our values at LSTM. We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diversity across our communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age, and disability. LSTM selects candidates based on skills, qualifications, and experience. 

We welcome conversations about flexible working; and applications from those returning to employment after a break from their careers.

How to apply 

For more information and to apply for this exciting opportunity please click the apply button. Apply or for an informal conversation contact Maliha Ahmed at GatenbySanderson (

Closing date: Monday 13th February 2023

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