The specific objectives and the structure of the ERI-TB is provided in the TOR.
The ERI-TB core group is being established to provide expert input for ERI-TB work. The ERI-TB core group will consist of a maximum 15 members and include a member of the WHO European Advisory Committee on Health Research and/or a member of the Expert Group on the Cultural Contexts of Health and Well-being of the WHO Regional Office for Europe, as well as a wide range of experts who are currently working in the Region, including researchers and public health practitioners, national TB programme managers, experts from health-related humanities and social sciences, representatives from academic institutions, technical and funding agencies, community representatives, ex-patients, and civil society organizations with substantial expertise and experience in areas related to TB prevention, control and care.
The initial appointment of members will be for a period of two and a half to three years in order to ensure a 6-month overlap of half of the members. After two years, the membership of the ERI-TB core group will be reviewed, whereby members may be reappointed.
ERI-TB core group members should meet the following criteria:
1. currently working in the WHO European Region;
2. substantial experience of working in TB and/or related research field;
3. sound knowledge and understanding of WHO policies and national health policies;
4. prior experience in translating the results of research/operational research into policy and practices;
5. fluent in spoken and written English;
6. available to participate in telephone conference calls and/or online correspondence and
Information on the selection criteria can be found in the TOR.
Interested candidates should send their motivation letter and curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for submitting applications is Monday, 31 October 2016, at noon (CET).