Research Officer job at Ifakara Health Institute
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Vacancy title:
Research Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Healthcare ]

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Ifakara Health Institute

Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday, June 25 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam, East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, June 15 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Summary
Position: Research Officer (MD) – (1 Post)
Reports To: Project Leader
Work Station: Dar es Salaam
Apply By: 25th June 2024

Institute Overview
Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a leading research organization in Africa with a strong track record in developing, testing and validating innovations for health. Driven by a core strategic mandate for research, training and services, the Institute’s work now spans a wide spectrum, covering biomedical and ecological sciences, intervention studies, health-systems research and policy translation.

Position Summary
The Ifakara Health Institute is looking for a qualified Research Officer to join the SubTB study. The Officer will work with SubTB project team to provide medical care to the patients and provide leadership for other team members at the Temeke TB clinic.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Screening of the study participants.
• Enrolment of the participants.
• Clinical management of complicated patients.
• Coordination of clinical activities and development of progress reports.
• Initial development of SOPs, review and training SOPs.
• Preparation of study documents e.g., CRFs, LRFs, study Logs, etc.
• Participate in manuscript and grant writing.
• Support data management and responding to queries.
• Management of site investigator files (ISF).
• Communication with Regulatory authority and Ethics.
• Participating in relevant network meetings and training activities including conferences, seminars, workshops, forums, etc.; in consultation with the supervisor.
• Assisting in the training and supervision of new staff, interns and visiting students.
• Performing any other activities as instructed by the supervisor.

Qualification and Experience
• Doctor of Medicine (MD).
• Experience in clinical research.

Skills and Competencies
• Patient management skills.
• Computer skills.
• Good interpersonal and communication skills.

An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates as per IHI salary scales.

Equal Opportunity
IHI is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit intentional biases or discrimination and harassment of any kind at the work place and during recruitment. All employment decisions are based solely on job requirements and individual qualifications, and our recruitment process is governed by the labour laws of Tanzania.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 6

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure
All candidates who meet the above job requirements should send their application letters together with their detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) showing contact addresses including email, telephone/cell phone numbers and copies of academic and professional certificates to the email address below.

The deadline for this application is 17:00 hrs on Tuesday, June 25th 2024. All e-mail application subject lines should include: Research Officer – VPM1002. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Human Resources Manager
#5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni
P.O. Box 78,373
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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Job Info
Job Category: Data, Monitoring, and Research jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Tuesday, June 25 2024
Duty Station: Bagamoyo, Pwani
Posted: 15-06-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 15-06-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-06-2077
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