NGO Jobs – Epidemiologist Operational Researcher at Epicentre

Organization: Epicentre
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Director
of Epicentre
About Us:
Epicentre is an International
Non-Governmental Organization created by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in 1987
to help improve the quality of its field interventions. Since 1996, Epicentre
has been a World Health Organization (WHO) collaborating centre for research in
epidemiology and response to emerging diseases. Epicentre’s work hinges around
three main activity areas: clinical research, field epidemiology and training.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Coordinate the general management of the project
and of the studies on site, following the procedures, described in the study
protocols and the SOPs.
·        
Take part in the process of obtaining study
approvals from the local Regulatory Authorities and Ethics Committee bodies.
·        
Participate in development and preparation of SOPs
and planning of the project from inception to execution.
·        
Ensure good assessment of the eligibility of the
patients (respect of the inclusion and exclusion criteria) and of the informed
consent
·        
Provide clinical consultations to the patients,
included in the study cohort, in collaboration with the MoH medical team and
ensure coordination and follow up of the patient’s care.
·        
Write a clear research report documenting the full
methods and results and drawing appropriate conclusions supported by the results.
Where appropriate, participate in writing scientific papers.
·        
Perform any other duties as assigned by superiors
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
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The incumbent must be a Medical doctor with a
Degree (or masters) in Epidemiology or Public Health
·        
Desirable field experience with MSF or other NGOs,
research experience is a plus
·        
Working knowledge of Epi-Info, Stata, SPSS or
analytical package is a plus.
·        
Personal
Competences:
Teamwork, Flexibility, Commitment, Stress
Management, to abide by the Epicentre Staff regulations and to maintain
confidentiality of all the information under her custody.
How to Apply: 
All interested persons should send or
hand-deliver their applications to:
MSF/Epicentre Mbarara Research Centre
P. O. Box 1956, Mbarara, Uganda
E-mail to: epi-ug-rec@epicentre.msf.org
Deadline:
8th June, 2015
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