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Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
(
Swiss TPH
)

From science to impact. Over 900 staff and students focus on infectious and non-communicable diseases, environment, society and health, health systems and interventions.

The Swiss TPH is a world-leading global health institute with a particular focus on low- and middle-income countries. Associated with the University of Basel, Swiss TPH combines research, services, and education and training at the local, national and international level. We improve the health and well-being of people through a better understanding of disease and health systems, and by acting on this knowledge.

Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)

Good Health and Well-being
Quality Education
Gender Equality
Clean Water and Sanitation
Reduced Inequalities
Sustainable Cities and Communities
Partnerships to achieve the Goals

How we work

Excellence in Science: We generate knowledge on disease-and health systems and develop new tools and interventions.

Taking Science to Impact: We inform health policies, strengthen health systems and implement tools and interventions for high-quality health services and public health at a local, national and global scale.

Mutual Learning for Sustainable Development: We share knowledge and practical expertise with partners, students, professionals, beneficiaries, organisations and society.

... and why

Together, we can make the world a healthier place. We are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of people – locally, nationally and internationally. Our translational approach, from innovation and validation to application, enables us to bring novel diagnostics, drugs, vaccines and initiatives directly to people, communities, policy and decision makers.

Career opportunities

Seeking candidates mainly in

Banking and Finance
Documentation
Education and Training
Health and Nutrition
Human Resources Management
Information and Communication Technology
Migration
Monitoring and Evaluation
Social Development
Supply Chain Management

We provide a unique learning experience in a wide range of topics, incl. international health, epidemiology, public health, infection biology, clinical practice, insurance medicine and management. Offerings include undergraduate and master opportunities, as well as doctoral and PhD programmes in association with the University of Basel. At the postgraduate level, a range of professional certificates (CAS), diplomas (DAS) and master (MAS) programmes can be obtained.

Opportunities offered

Internships for students yes
Traineeships/Talent programs for graduates yes
Positions/programs for young professionals yes
Staff positions for professionals yes
Senior or management positions yes
Consultancy opportunities yes

Note:

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institute in global health with a particular focus on low- and middle-income countries. Associated with the University of Basel, Swiss TPH combines research, services, and education and training at the local, national and international level. About 900 people from more than 80 nations work at Swiss TPH focusing on infectious and non-communicable diseases, environment, society and health as well as health systems and interventions. Swiss TPH is an equal opportunity employer striving towards unity in diversity. With our unique workforce being our greatest asset, we are committed to provide an inclusive working environment with equitable treatment for all. At Swiss TPH, you will become part of an intrinsically motivated, multidisciplinary and multicultural organisation dedicated to creating a healthier world for all. Join us and be part of our mission. Together we can make change.
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Type of organisation

Training and research institution

Field(s) of activity

Development Cooperation
Humanitarian Aid

Headquarters

Allschwil (BL), Switzerland

Region(s) of operation

Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Latin America and the Caribbean
Middle East and Northern Africa
North America
South/East Asia and Pacific
Sub-Saharan Africa
Switzerland
Western and Central Europe

Number of employees

In Switzerland:
Between 200 and 1000

Outside Switzerland:
Between 200 and 1000

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