Study Medical Doctor NGO Jobs – Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Job Title:    Study Medical Doctor
Organisation: Medecins Sans
Frontieres (MSF)
Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Director of MSF
Epicentre Mbarara Research Centre
About Us:
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) /Epicentre is a Non-governmental
organization created in 1987 to help improve the quality of its field
interventions. Since 1996, Epicentre has been a World Health Organization (WHO)
collaborating centre for research in epidemiology and response to emerging
diseases. MSF/Epicentre’s work hinges around three main activity areas:
clinical research, field epidemiology and training.
Key Duties and
Support the PIs in the implementation of the
studies and ensuring that procedures are followed according to protocol.
The jobholder will validate all inclusions in
the studies by checking the inclusion criteria and the absence of contra
Actively participate in the clinical assessment
of the patients at inclusion.
The incumbent will ensure that all clinical and
biological testing required by the study have been done at inclusion and during
the follow-up.
Ensure that the case report form CRF is
correctly filled at inclusion and during the follow-up.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by
the MSF/Epicentre Director at appropriate time.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB.)
Full registration with the Uganda Medical and
dental Practitioners’ Council (UMDPC), current practicing license.
Good clinical practice certificate.
Clinical experience in internal medicine and/ or
Infectious Diseases and/or Respiratory Medicine.
Previous experience in clinical research
Computer literacy skills i.e. working knowledge
of MS Office
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are invited to hand
deliver their application package (CV, application letter and copies of their
academic / work certificates) to:
Resources Manager,
Epicentre Mbarara Research Centre,
P. O. Box 1956, Mbarara
Deadline:  6th November 2016 by 5:30 pm (Start Date: 14th November, 2016)
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