Fresher Medical Officer NGO Jobs – Medical Research Council (MRC) UK / UVRI

Job Title:       Medical Officer
Organization: Medical
Research Council (MRC) UK / UVRI 
Duty Station: Mengo,
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project
Position Code: MO819
About US:
The 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 a center of excellence in HIV/AIDS related
research. It conducts large-scale epidemiological and intervention studies,
clinical trials, virological and immunological research and behavioural
studies, and has generated a wealth of research results that have been used to
inform policy and practice that have led to a large number of scientific
publications in peer reviewed journals over time.
Job Summary:   The Medical Officer is generally responsible
for recruitment, clinical evaluation and care of research participants.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Protocol Development & Review- May
    participate in protocol development, reviews and comprehends the protocol
    and other study materials, attends investigator meetings
  • Participant recruitment and retention-
    Obtains informed consent, screens for study eligibility, enrols and
    follows up study participants
  • Clinical care- Provides clinical care to
    study participants and conducts referrals as appropriate
  • Data collection and management- Collects
    data as required by the protocol, completes source documents and CRFs and
    submits them for data entry, and resolves queries
  • Prescription of Investigational Product
    (IP)- Prescribes and where appropriate administers IP
  • Administrative- supervises clinic staff
  • PI designee duties- performs other
    duties assigned by the Principal Investigator and study coordinator.
  • Perform any other duties that may be

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Medical
    Research Council (MRC) UK / UVRI) Medical Officer job must hold
    a Bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery.
  • At least two years of experience in
    clinical practice preferably in a research setting.
  • Experience working with key populations
    is an added advantage.
  • Should have medical knowledge with ability
    to diagnose and treat common acute and chronic illnesses.
  • Should have knowledge of preventive
    health-care interventions including but not limited to HIV/AIDS.
  • Should have an understanding of ICH/GCP
    guidelines for human research
  • Understanding social behavioural science
  • Should have an up to date practicing
  • Should have good communication skills
  • Knowledgeable in use of Microsoft Office

  • Personal Integrity
  • Emotional Resourcefulness
  • Ability to Learn
  • Forward Thinking
  • Reliability
  • Team Player
  • Openness to Others
Job Specific:
  • Independence
  • Proactivity
  • Results Orientation
  • Thoroughness
  • Concern for Excellence
  • Flexibility Towards Work
How to Apply:
Fill an online form
accordingly by following the link below and there after submit your application
documents to the e-mail below: 
Click Here. Filling the
form more than once will lead to automatic disqualification. High level of
integrity while filling the form is required and will be considered during

Please email your
application to Applications should include
academic documents, a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three
traceable professional references. Combine all application documentation into
one PDF document.
Please quote the
following position code in the subject line of the email: Medical Officer:
The applications
should be addressed to:
The Human Resource
and Administration Manager,
MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda
Research Unit,
P.O. Box, 49
Entebbe, Uganda
Deadline: 16th August 2019
For more of the
latest jobs, please visit or
find us on our facebook page

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *