4 Study Clerk Job Opportunities – Medical Research Council (MRC) UK / UVRI

Organization: Medical
Research Council (MRC) UK / UVRI 
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project
Position Code: SC618
About US:
The MRC/UVRI Uganda
Virus Research Unit on AIDS was established following a request in 1988 from
the Uganda Government to the British Government for collaboration on the
research of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection and AIDS (Acquired
Immunodeficiency. The Unit is a center of excellence in HIV/AIDS related
research. It conducts large-scale epidemiological and intervention studies,
clinical trials, virological and immunological research and behavioural
studies, and has generated a wealth of research results that have been used to
inform policy and practice that have led to a large number of scientific
publications in peer reviewed journals over time.
Job Summary:   The Study Clerks will ensure complete,
accurate and timely data collection through efficient use of resources and
tools, observing the welfare of participants
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure that all clients/ study participants who come to the clinic
    are registered
  • Ensure that all study documents are kept following study procedures
    in a confidential place.
  • Ensure that all study participants are given appointments and study
    registers are completed before the participants leave the clinic.
  • Ensure that case reporting forms are retrieved and help to locate
    missing forms and in a timely manner
  • Ensure that they maintain restricted access to the registry and
    always keep it under lock and key.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Medical Research Council (MRC) UK /
    UVRI) Study Clerk job placement must hold an ordinary level certificate
    with ability to recognize number and character order
  • Certificate in nursing or a relevant field is an added advantage
  • Two years of experience in related work preferably keeping clinical
    trial/observational study participant records
  • Should have experience working on data in a medical/health
  • Good computer skills including internet and emailing
  • Personal Integrity
  • Emotional Resourcefulness
  • Ability to Learn
  • Forward Thinking
  • Reliability
  • Openness to Others
  • Independence
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Proactivity
  • Results Orientation
  • Thoroughness
How to Apply:
The candidates
should send their application letters, curriculum vitae including names, email
addresses and telephone contact details of three (3) referees, plus copies of
academic qualifications should be e-mailed to recruitment@mrcuganda.org.
NB: Please quote the following position code in the subject line of the
email: SC618. Please also fill the following online form accordingly after
submitting the application documents on the e-mail above. Click Here
Address to:
The Human Resource
and Administration Manager
Uganda Research Unit
P.O. Box, 49
NB: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Note that academic
qualifications will be subjected to verification by the issuing
institutions. Please note that the Unit became part of the London School
of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine effective 1st February 2018.
Deadline: 13th July 2018
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