Infectious Diseases Research Fellowship Program


The purpose of this Fellowship Program is to support infectious disease physicians and scientists from under-resourced countries through multidisciplinary clinical and laboratory training at select biomedical institutions in Switzerland.

Extended submission deadline is Thursday, 25th April 2019.

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science

Sub-Saharan Africa Programme


The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa programme aims to promote and encourage young African women in science. This programme identifies and rewards talented young female scientists in the field of Formal sciences, Life sciences, Environmental sciences, Physical sciences, Engineering and Technological sciences.

Submission deadline is Monday, 29th April 2019.

The “Africa Multiple” Cluster of Excellence at the University of Bayreuth

2019-2020 Fellowships


Funded through the Excellence Strategy of Germany’s federal and state governments since January 1, 2019, the aim of the cluster is to reconfigure African studies at the conceptual and the structural levels. The cluster is conceived as a transformative space for the systematic study of African and African diasporic ways of life, enabling new forms of inter- and trans- disciplinary cooperation. The BA was founded in 2012 as a space for engaged scholarship and debate in the study of Africa and is now part of the “Africa Multiple” cluster.

Submission deadline is Tuesday, 30th April 2019.

One Planet



The One Planet Fellowship seeks to build a vibrant, highly connected, and intergenerational network of African and European scientific leaders equipped to use a gender lens help Africa’s smallholder farmers adapt to a changing climate.

Submission deadline is Tuesday, 30th April 2019.

The Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA)

PhD Fellowships 2019/2020


The fellowship, which is open only to staff at one of the participating African universities (complete list below), includes the cost of fellows’ participation in the advanced seminars; a modest monthly stipend; small grants for research activities; a laptop loaded with relevant software; funds for travel to conferences, as well as costs for participating in joint program activities.

Submission deadline is Tuesday, 30th April 2019.

Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World

Early Career Fellowship


The OWSD Early Career Fellowship is a prestigious award of up to USD 50,000 offered to women who have completed their PhDs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects and are employed at an academic or scientific research institute in one of the listed Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs)

Submission deadline is Tuesday, 30th April 2019.

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Ancillary Care PhD Studentship


We are seeking a full-time PhD student in social science to undertake this project on the social and ethical implications of data-prompted ancillary care, focusing on southern Africa.

The studentship provides an excellent development opportunity for individuals with strong social science skills who are interested in applying these skills to a study which combines document review and primary data collection.

Submission deadline is Wednesday, 01st May 2019.

The WHO Regional Office for Europe

Technical Officer EIP


The purpose of the position is to provide technical input to the WHO Evidence-informed Policy Network (EVIPNet) Europe, operating under the umbrella of the WHO European Health Information Initiative (EHII) and supporting the implementation of the regional Resolution and Action Plan to Strengthen the Use of Evidence, Information and Research for Decision-Making in the WHO European Region. The responsibilities outlined play a critical role in strengthening country capacity in using evidence and knowledge to develop sound and informed health policies for the Organization and its Member States.

Submission deadline is Thursday, 02nd May 2019.

University College London

Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow – Statistical Genetics, Genetic Epidemiology, Bioinformatics or Data Science


The particular focus of this post is to generate new understanding of the genetic architecture of cardiac failure, including sub-types and progression phenotypes, through the analysis of large-scale genomic resources linked to EHR. The postholder will be expected to plan and execute analysis to progress understanding of the genetic architecture of heart failure. The postholder will work to discover new genes and pathways for cardiac failure using a range of approaches, including working across common and rare variation and testing for interaction between polygenic risk and variants implicated in Mendelian disease.

Submission deadline is Monday, 06th May 2019.

Einstein Forum and the Daimler and Benz Foundation

Einstein Fellowship


The Einstein Forum and the Daimler and Benz Foundation are offering a fellowship for outstanding young thinkers who wish to pursue a project in a different field from that of their previous research. The purpose of the fellowship is to support those who, in addition to producing superb work in their area of specialization, are also open to other, interdisciplinary approaches – following the example set by Albert Einstein.

Submission deadline is Wednesday, 15th May 2019.

The Future Leaders - African Independent Research (FLAIR)

Fellowship 2020


Future Leaders – African Independent Research (FLAIR) Fellowships are for talented African early career researchers who have the potential to become leaders in their field. These fellowships provide the opportunity to build an independent research career in a sub-Saharan African institution and to undertake cutting-edge scientific research that will address global challenges facing developing countries.

Submission deadline is Wednesday, 15th May 2019.

The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD)

Two fellowship programmes

PhD students and Early Career women scientists


The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) is happy to announce that the 2019 Calls for Applications are now open for our two fellowship programmes, for PhD students and Early Career women scientists. We would like to ask your special assistance in helping OWSD to disseminate the Calls for Applications.

Submission deadline is Thursday, 30th May 2019.

Council on Foreign Relations

Council’s David Rockefeller Studies Program

Senior Editor, Global Health: In Health and Wealth Microsite


The Senior Editor will work under the direction of the Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics, and Development and Director of the Global Health Program. The Senior Editor will be responsible for working with the senior fellow to manage content and daily operations for a new, multi-contributor blog currently being built. Once launched, this new multi-contributor blog, tentatively titled In Health and Wealth, will explore ways that health is interacting with and driving issues of global concern, including economic development, trade, migration, agriculture, and urbanization.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Senior Program Officer, Surveillance, Data, and Epidemiology, Malaria


Our Global Health Program (GHP) harnesses advances in science and technology to save lives in poor countries. We focus on the health problems that have a major impact in developing countries but get too little attention and funding. Where proven tools exist, we support sustainable ways to improve their delivery. Where they don’t, we invest in research and development of new interventions, such as vaccines, drugs, and diagnostics.  Our work in infectious diseases focuses on strategies to fight and prevent HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, neglected and other infectious diseases, enteric and diarrheal diseases and pneumonia.

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine


The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is renowned for its research, postgraduate studies and continuing education in public and global health. We have an annual research income of more than £140 million and are one of the highest-rated research institutions in the UK.

For current vacancies click below.

Nigeria Health Watch

Informed commentary, intelligence, and insights on the Nigeria health sector


Nigeria Health Watch uses informed advocacy and communication to influence health policy and seek better health and access to healthcare in Nigeria. 

For latest public health jobs in Nigeria click below.