Fresher Data Jobs – Study Clerks – Medical Research Council (MRC UK) /UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit


Job Title:    Study Clerk (Fresher Job

Organisation: Medical
Research Council (MRC UK) /UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit

Duty Station:  Entebbe,

Reports to: Project
Leader/Senior Scientist

Position Code: SC
– 0321


About US:

The Medical Research
Council (MRC UK) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence with
dominant research themes in the areas of HIV and emerging infections, vaccines
and immunity, and chronic diseases and cancer. Through a multidisciplinary
approach, intersecting basic science, epidemiological research,
social-behavioural research and the conduct of new intervention evaluation
studies, the Unit contributes knowledge on changing epidemics and diseases, the
evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention and the
development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide. Following
the signing of strategic transfer agreements between the London School of
Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Medical Research Council
(MRC UK), the Unit formally joined LSHTM on 1st February 2018. The exciting new
partnership will boost research capacity into current and emerging health
issues in Africa and throughout the world. The Unit is based at the UVRI
Entebbe campus with established outposts in Kalungu, Masaka, Wakiso and Kampala


Job Summary:  The Study Clerk will mainly provide day to day
data management support to the PREPARE study.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Assist in
preparation of screening/enrolment packs and inform Nurse/Study;
coordinators when running low on study
documents in a timely manner;

·       Maintain a
consent tracking log for ICF;

·       Perform Quality
Control for all informed consent forms;

·       Perform Quality
Control procedures on all study CRFs and Logs;

·       Generate and
resolve data queries;

·       Generate daily
participant schedules;

·       Perform trouble
shooting for data devices (tablets
and computers) in consultation with the Data Manager;

·       Maintain a
devices log to manage study data devices (computers and tablets);

·       Assisting the
Data Manager compile weekly/ monthly study progress reports;

·       Attend staff and
study meetings as sched

·       Effective and
active liaison with other study staff and hospital workers;

·       Willingness and
availability to perform extra duties; and,

·       Willingness and
availability to work beyond the official working time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
degree or Higher Diploma equivalent in a health related field or social

·       At least two years’
experience working in a Health or clinical research data handling

·       Proficiency in
computer use (MS word, Excel, Access, Nvivo);

·       Good verbal and written communication skills;

·       Good command of
both English and Luganda.


How to Apply:

Follow the link
below to fill a form and submit your application documentation:


Click Here


Filling the form
more than once will lead to automatic disqualification. High level of integrity
while filling the form is required and will be considered during shortlisting.
Combine all your application documentation i.e. cover letter, CV & academic
documents into one PDF document. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
for interview. This position is open to Ugandan nationals only. Strictly follow
the application procedure as failure to do so will lead to automatic
disqualification. Only online applications will be accepted.


The applications
should be addressed to:


The Head of Human

Uganda Research Unit,

P.O. Box, 49,

Entebbe, Uganda.


Deadline: 2nd April 2021 by 5:00pm


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