Statistician Job at MRC/UVRI Uganda research Unit on AIDS

Summary: Statistician 
MRC/UVRI Uganda research
Unit on AIDS
Entebbe, Uganda
MRC/UVRI Uganda research
Unit on AIDS, based at the Uganda virus Research Institute, Entebbe invites
applications tram suitably qualified Ugandans for the following contractual
posts. These posts have become available on a one-year renewable grant from the
ALPHA Network. The ALPHA Network started in 2005 and links existing African HIV
cohort studies. It aims to maximize the usefulness of data generated In
community-based longitudinal HIV studies in sub-Saharan Africa for national and
international agencies involved in designing or monitoring interventions and
epidemiological forecasting. The ALPHA network is funded by The Wellcome Trust
and is in its second phase (2010- 15) with additional funding from the Bill
& Melinda Gates Foundation to investigate the pattern of mortality among
HIV positive adults In Eastern and Southern Africa in the era of antiretroviral
therapy The network is coordinated by the Department of Population Health at
the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
The Statistician
will organise and prepare datasets according to ALPHA specifications, and
will be involved in the data cleaning and management of some of the datasets.
S(he) will carry out the analysis for the project data and is expected to contribute
to and Initiate scientific publications. This vacancy is suitable for
statisticians interested in a career in medical research or academics.
Skills & Experience:
  • Possess
    a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, or a related field.
  • A
    Master’s degree in Statistics, Epidemiology, Demography, Clinical Trials,
    or a related field.
  • Two
    or more years experience in statistical analysis using STATA
  • At
    least two (2) years’ experience in database management using Ms Access,

to Apply:
All interested applicants
should send their documents including cover letter, copies of academic
qualifications, curriculum vitae and names plus telephone contact details of
three (3) referees should either be addressed to:
The Human Resources &
Administration Manager
MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS
Uganda Virus Research Institute, P. O. Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
Or sent by email:  [Attention ALPHA
Network Coordinator]

21st June 2013 by 17:00 Hrs

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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