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Clinical Research and Laboratory Sciences- Senior Technical Specialist (Human Health) US Non-profit Careers - FHI 360


Organization: FHI 360
Funding Source: Fleming Fund
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
FHI 360 is an international non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our professional staff include experts in education, health, nutrition, economic development, civil society and environment as well as cross-cutting experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior change and technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address today’s diverse and interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.

About Fleming Fund Grant:
FHI 360 is implementing a Fleming Fund country grant for Uganda - Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance in Uganda. The Country Grant will address critical gaps in surveillance of antibiotic resistant bacteria in Uganda. This grant will support implementation of national plans for antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance, and will focus on selected number of AMR surveillance sites. We will work closely with local entities that are already involved in AMR surveillance, AMR/AMU oversight and improvement activities, local and national Technical Working Groups and national and regional reference laboratories for human and animal health, participating AMR/AMU surveillance sites, and other government and national and international non-government stakeholders, and UN agencies as well as Mott MacDonald, The Fleming Fund Management Agent.

Job Summary: The Clinical Research and Laboratory Sciences- Senior Technical Specialist (Human Health) will be responsible for activities related to strengthening the capacity and systems for AMR/AMU surveillance in humans. This position is based in Kampala with frequent field visits (around 50 percent) in different parts of Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical assistance to collect, assemble, and review data related to AMR and AMU patterns in human populations. Provide technical assistance /participate in epidemiological investigations (e.g., source, antibiotic use, and spread of infection)
  • Provide technical assistance /participate in mapping/ investigating/assessing antibiotic distribution and use in human populations. Provide technical assistance for assessments and improvements of the human health reference laboratory, clinical laboratories/human AMR/AMU surveillance sites
  • Support Senior Technical Advisor to provide technical assistance to establish and make functional Human AMR/ AMU Technical Working Group (TWG). Provide support to conduct and participate in Animal AMR/AMU TWG meeting.
  • Provide technical assistance to prepare and submit AMR/ AMU-related data and report as per the national, regional and global standard and requirements.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology or other relevant subject and 8 years of experience in human health, a clinical (preferably including Microbiology, AMR/AMU or disease surveillance) laboratory, or a related area. Masters’ degree with 5 years of similar experience is considered equivalent.
  • Medical Technologists with relevant work experience are preferred.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join the CHC Project should send a cover letter, copies of their updated CVs, academic transcripts/testimonials and three professional referees to: The Human Resource Manager, FHI 360, Plot 15 Kitante Close, P.O. Box 5768 Kampala, Uganda or by email to: uganda-info@fhi360.org

Deadline: 5th March 2018

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