Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is currently inviting applicants for its EDCTP-TDR Clinical Research and Development fellowships to provide funding towards actions that aim to support researchers and key members of clinical trial research teams from SSA to acquire specific skills in clinical trials research through placements in pharmaceutical companies, CROs, clinical or academic affiliated research organisations and PDPs.
The scheme targets junior to mid-career researchers or clinical staff (clinicians, pharmacists, medical statisticians, data managers, other health researchers) who are currently working on activities in the scope of the EDCTP programme . EDCTP supports researchers who are employed by a legal entity in a sub-Saharan African country. Placements supported by EDCTP are for a minimum period of 15 months (3 months will be used to prepare for the placement), following which there will be a re-integration period of 6 months.
In addition to the standard admissibility and eligibility conditions, the following additional eligibility conditions will apply to this call:
How to Apply
Interested applicants must apply online via
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