12 Fresher Entomology Field Worker NGO Jobs – Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)
Duty Station: Eastern
or Western Uganda, Uganda
About US:
The Infectious Diseases
Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a non-profit research organization. IDRC
conducts research in infectious diseases including Malaria, HIV and
Tuberculosis. Our studies have led to over 150 publications and have impacted
on the management of infectious diseases in Uganda. IDRC currently manages over
41 grants with an annual budget of $11 million. IDRC was established in May
2008 by Ugandan health scientists from Makerere University College of health
sciences, University of California, San Francisco and the Uganda Ministry of
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Sensitize
    heads of households about the PBO net study, and seek consent for
    participation in the entomology survey.
  • Collect
    information on household characteristics at enrolment.
  • Collect
    indoor resting mosquitoes using prokopack aspirators from households.
  • Assist
    with the sorting, counting and packing of mosquitoes catches.
  • Assist
    with organization and filing of study forms, in collaboration with the
    study coordinators.
  • Carry
    out daily updates of entomology logs and notice boards/progress charts.
  • Ensure
    adequate supplies are available for the entomology surveys, and prepare
    for daily routines in collaboration with the coordinators.
  • Ensure
    accurate labelling, packaging and timely transport of all field Laboratory
  • Ensure
    accurate and proper completion of all study logs, questionnaires and case
    record forms.
  • Maintain
    confidentiality of records and research findings as appropriate.
  • Attend
    regular team meetings.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The
    applicants must hold Diplomas in medical entomology. A degree in related
    course is an added advantage.
  • Training
    in Good Laboratory Practice and Good Clinical Practice is an added
  • Previous
    experience with entomology surveys & laboratory work
  • Willingness
    to live and work upcountry in Eastern or Western Uganda
  • Ability
    to speak at least one language commonly used in Eastern Region or Western Uganda
  • Ability
    to ride a motor bicycle and must have a valid riding permit
  • Ability
    to work in a team, good communication and interpersonal skills How to
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send typed letters of application together with
current CV, two reference letters from past employers and copies of academic
certificates should be delivered to:
The Human Resource Manager,
Infectious Diseases Research
Collaboration (IDRC),
P. O Box 7475, Kampala, 2C
Nakasero Hill Road OR IDRC Tororo office at the Tororo District Hospital OR
IDRC Mbarara Office opposite Lake View Hotel OR IDRC Mbale office on Plot 35
Masaba Road OR IDRC Busia Office at Masafu General Hospital
Please clearly indicate in your application letter “Application for the post of
Entomology Field Worker” and state your region of preference “Eastern
Region or Western Region.”
Deadline: 19th
December, 2016
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