Fresher NGO Jobs – Medical Officer Career Opportunity at MRC/UVRI

Job Title:   Medical Officer
Organisation: The Medical
Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI)
Duty Station: Masaka, Uganda
Reports to: Unit Scientist /
Project Head
The Medical Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute
(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 working on the Ebola Vaccine
trial “A Phase 1 Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability and Immunogenicity
of Heterologous Prime-Boost Regimens Using MVABN ®-Filo and Ad26.ZEBOV Administered in Different Sequences and Schedules
in Healthy Adults. ”
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • In charge of screening, recruitment and
    follow up study volunteers
  • Render support in clinical care to study
    participants and initiate referrals as appropriate
  • In charge of prescription of
    Investigational Product (IP)
  • Responsible for the collection and
    documentation of data as required by the protocol
  • Supervision of junior clinical and other
    research staff
  • Actively participate in protocol
    development and other study related materials
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the
    Principal Investigator and/or Project Leader
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should preferably hold an
    MBChB or equivalent.
  • A minimum of two years of
    post-qualification professional experience.
  • Registration with Uganda Medical and
    Dental Practitioners Council.
  • Training or experience in clinical
    research would be an added advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communications
  • Fluency in verbal and written English.Good
    understanding of Luganda.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications letters, copies of
academic qualifications and curriculum vitae including names, telephone
contacts and email addresses of two referees should be sent only via e mail to: Please clearly indicate the Position Title in the
subject line of the email.
NB: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted for interviews
Deadline: 29th May,

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