Study Medical Doctor NGO Jobs – Epicentre

Job Title:  Study Medical Doctor

Organisation: Epicentre

Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda

Reports to: Principal
Investigator (PI) and the Director of MSF Epicentre

About US:

In 1995, Epicentre
created a permanent research centre in Uganda to support MSF projects in the
region. The primary role of Epicentre in Mbarara is to conduct clinical
research following Good Clinical Practice (GCP) requirements on critical public
health burdens in Uganda and Africa. To reach this objective, Epicentre
collaborates closely with the Mbarara University of Science and Technology
(MUST). A full-time experienced research team is based at the Epicentre Mbarara
Research Centre. The Mbarara research centre is located in Mbarara
Municipality, 300 km South-West to Kampala.

Job Summary:  The Study Medical Doctor will support the PIs
in the implementation of the studies and ensuring that procedures are followed
according to protocol.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • To validate all inclusions in the studies by checking the inclusion
    criteria and the absence of contra indication;
  • To ensure that all clinical and biological testing required by the
    study have been done at inclusion and during the follow-up;
  • To participate in the training related to the research studies as
    deemed appropriate by the Director and the PIs;
  • Participate in the meetings of the medical department and in the
    different study meetings as required by the study PI.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of
    Surgery (MBChB)
  • Good clinical practice certificate.
  • Clinical experience in internal medicine and/or Infectious Diseases
    and/or Respiratory Medicine.
  • Full registration with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners’
    Council (UMDPC), current practicing license.
  • Previous experience in clinical research preferred.
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • Fluent in English and Runyankore, spoken and written

How to Apply:

All interested
candidates are invited to hand deliver their application package (CV,
application letter and copies of their academic and work certificate to:

The Resources
Manager, MSF/Epicentre Mbarara Research Base, P.O. Box 1955, Mbarara Or by
email: send all your documents as one pdf or doc file indicating your name
position applied for e.g Naanda Watu_ Study Doctor to:
epi-ug-rec@epicentre.msf.org

Deadline: 21st May 2019 by 5:30pm

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