London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - Faculty Of Epidemiology And Population Health full-time (based Mwanza, Tanzania) The Population Studies Department is seeking a full-time Data Manager and Documentalist to support the ALPHA collaborative network for data analysis in African-community-based longitudinal HIV studies. This is a new post, based in Mwanza, Tanzania. The ALPHA network aims to maximise the usefulness of data generated in community-based longitudinal HIV studies in sub-Saharan Africa for national and international agencies involved in designing or monitoring interventions and epidemiological forecasting. The project links existing African HIV cohort studies and runs training workshops to facilitate replication of analyses of demographic correlates and consequences of HIV infection. Comparative studies and meta-analyses are undertaken on comparable data sets, imposing a common format on data collected and stored in a variety of ways. The ALPHA network is funded by The Wellcome Trust and is in its second phase (2010-15). The person appointed to this new post will be responsible for managing the common data resource and for keeping it up-to-date as further rounds of data collection are undertaken. S/he will also be responsible for documentation of the data set with a view to making it accessible to outside users. Applicants should have a higher degree in demography, field epidemiology or data management, together with experience of managing longitudinal survey data; be proficient in the use of database management software and have experience of working in developing countries. The starting salary will be £27,427 per annum (Professional Support Pathway Grade 5). A displacement allowance of £3,487 per annum is payable. Excellent conditions include 30 days annual leave plus an additional 6 fixed 'Director's Days' and pension scheme. The post is available immediately until March 31st 2015. Applications should be made on-line via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk and the reference for this post is BZ-4. Applications should include the names and email contacts of two referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday 6 June 2011. The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is an equal opportunities employer.