Statistician NGO Job Careers – Medical Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI)

Job Title:  Statistician
Organisation: Medical Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research
Institute (MRC/UVRI)
Funding Source: MRC (UK) and U.S. PEPFAR
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Scientist (Statistician)
Position Code: STAT116
About MRC:
The
Medical Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI) based at
the Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe is a bilateral
multi-disciplinary research organization funded by, the Medical Research
Council (UK) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Uganda
under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and other
donor agencies. Established in 1988, the MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS
is an internationally recognized center of excellence for research on HIV
infection and related diseases, contributing knowledge on the revolving
epidemic, the evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and
prevention, and the development of health policy and practice in Africa and
worldwide.
Job Summary: The Statistician
will be in charge of planning and carrying out statistical analyses and provide
statistical advice and data management support for studies and to members of
the unit.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Statistics with advanced qualification (preferably
    MSc) in Statistics or related field.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience with two
    years in data management, and 1 year experience in Statistical analysis.
  • Computer literacy i.e. Use of data management
    and statistical analysis software e.g. Ms. Access, STATA, SPSS, or EPI-Info
    is a must.
How to Apply:
All
candidates should send their applications letters, copies of academic
qualifications and curriculum vitae including names, telephone contacts and
email addresses of three (3) referees should be sent only via e mail to:
recruitment@mrcuganda.org. Please quote the position code (STAT116) in the
subject line of the email.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for
interviews.
Deadline: Friday, 29th January, 2016 by 09:00pm

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