Download our Guide for Applicants here.

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The Consortium has opened a new Request for Proposals (RfP), as it seeks to recruit the following:

  • groups with disease-specific models of vaccine impact for:
    • malaria
    • COVID-19
    • meningitis A / multivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MMCV)
    • hepatitis B
  • other cross-cutting groups that will add value to the Consortium, e.g. focusing on
    • operational aspects
    • health economics
    • impact of climate on disease dynamics
    • geospatial aspects

Successful models will be invited to join the Consortium as full members and will receive core-funding of up to USD $73,000 or GBP £60,000 per year.

Applicants must be based in a university or other academic/research institution. Prior modelling experience is essential, and models must already be developed and in use. For some categories, applications are restricted to LMIC-based groups, with priority given to specific countries/regions.

For more details, please read our comprehensive Guide for Applicants.

Section 1 of this guide is now available in French, Portuguese and Spanish. Please note that VIMC’s working language is English, and application forms must be completed in English.

Français: La section 1 de ce guide est disponible en français. Veuillez noter que la langue de travail de VIMC est l’anglais et que les formulaires de candidature doivent être remplis en anglais.

Português: A Secção 1 deste guia está disponível em português. Observe que o idioma de trabalho do VIMC é o inglês e os formulários de inscrição devem ser preenchidos em inglês.

Español: La Sección 1 de esta guía está disponible en español. Tenga en cuenta que el idioma de trabajo de VIMC es el inglés y los formularios de solicitud deben completarse en inglés.

Online information session (webinar)

The Consortium will hold an online information session (webinar) on 6 December 2022, for all potential applicants. Identical one-hour webinars will be held at 9-10am and 5-6pm (UK time), to allow applicants in different time zones to participate. This will be a chance to learn more about VIMC and to ask questions. The webinar will be recorded and will be available on request afterwards.

Next steps:

1) Please review our Guide for Applicants to check your eligibility.

2) Please email [email protected] with the subject line ‘RfP’, to register your interest and to receive more information about our webinar on 6 December. Please include your full name, email, institution, country, disease area or focus of the model, preferred timeslot for the webinar (9-10am or 5-6pm UK time).

After the webinar, VIMC will open the application period. The application deadline will be 31 January 2023.

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