Project Epidemiologist (Beyond Garki ) – Malaria Consortium

Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit
organisations dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other
communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with
communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and
local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports
delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and
evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and
strategic planning. The organisation works to improve not only the health of
the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems, which helps
relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.
Malaria Consortium is keen to
contribute to efforts towards malaria elimination in areas with high
transmission potential. The Beyond Garki Project was developed to monitor
changes in malaria epidemiology in relation to multiple interventions in
selected African countries with high malaria endemicity and assessment of the
necessary conditions to reduce transmission below the critical level. The
project is planned for initial implementation in Uganda and Nigeria but may be
expanded to other countries.
To provide technical assistance
to the Beyond Garki Project, especially in study design, selection and set up
of field sites, training of staff, coordination and supervision of activities
in all project sites, liaison with partners and collaborators, data management
and analysis, and developing scientific reports.
Qualifications, Experience & Skills
The successful candidate will
need:
  • A post-graduate degree in
    epidemiology.
  • Research experience in and
    advanced knowledge of malaria epidemiology.
  • Field experience in communicable
    disease prevention and control in a Sub-Saharan African country.
  • Advanced knowledge of statistical
    and data management software, especially Stata and EpiData.
  • Excellent written and oral
    communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced skills in the use of
    Microsoft Office software.
  • Experience in design,
    implementation and analysis of household surveys.
How to apply: 
For more information please visit
our website www.malariaconsortium.org
where you will have access to the full Job description. Please send a covering
letter outlining how you meet the person specification along with your CV to
Human Resources at HR.Recruitment@malariaconsortium.org
Please quote the position and country in the subject line of your application.
We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates will be
contacted within three weeks after the closing date.

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