Entry Level Paediatrician NGO Jobs – Epicentre



Job Title:    Paediatrician
Organisation: Epicentre
Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Director of
Epicentre
About US:
Epicentre is a non-government
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: 
  • The
    incumbent will manage the study with the central Principal Investigator
  • In
    charge of screening and enrolling patients into the study and manage them
    according to the study SOPs.
  • Work
    closely with the monitoring team to ensure completeness of the Trial
    master File and notification of SAE to the necessary authorities.
  • Work
    collaboratively with the pharmacy for the order and stock of treatment.
  • The
    incumbent will also be tasked with sending monthly activity reports to the
    central Principal Investigator and co-investigator.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should preferably hold a Medical doctor with an advanced degree
    in Paediatrics and child health, Clinical experience in Infectious
    Diseases and/or Respiratory Medicine.
  • Additional
    training in Good Clinical Practice
  • The
    applicant must also hold active registration with the Uganda Medical and
    dental Practitioners’ Council (UMDPC)
  • Working
    knowledge of MS Office
  • Desirable
    field experience with MSF or other NGOs, research experience is an added
    advantage
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send E-mail applications or hand deliver them to: Resource
Manager, MSF/Epicentre Mbarara Research Centre, P.O. Box 1956, Mbarara, Uganda
or via email to: epi-ug-rec@epicentre.msf.org
Deadline: 7th August, 2015
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