Senior Research Assistant NGO Jobs – Epicentre

Organisation: Epicentre
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Project
About US:
In 1995, Epicentre
created a permanent research centre in Uganda to support MSF projects in the
region. The primary role of Epicentre in Mbarara is to conduct clinical
research following Good Clinical Practice (GCP) requirements on critical public
health burdens in Uganda and Africa. To reach this objective, Epicentre
collaborates closely with the Mbarara University of Science and Technology
(MUST). A full-time experienced research team is based at the Epicentre Mbarara
Research Centre. The Mbarara research centre is located in Mbarara
Municipality, 300 km South-West to Kampala.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Tasked with planning and coordinating the various activities related
    to the trial.
  • In charge of the maintenance, recruitment and clinical care for
    study clients, and establishment of procedures in compliance to the
    protocol, good clinical practice (GCP) and ethical standards,
  • Coordination of the daily implementation of the study.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of
    Surgery (MBChB)
  • A master’s degree in paediatrics (preferably) or a health related
    field is mandatory
  • Good clinical practice certificate.
  • Clinical experience in internal medicine and/or Infectious Diseases
    and/or Respiratory Medicine.
  • Full registration with the Uganda Medical and dental Practitioners’
    Council (UMDPC), current practicing license.
  • Previous experience in clinical research.
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • Fluent in English and Runyankore, spoken and written.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver their application
package (CV, application letter) to;
Resources Manager,
Mbarara Research Base,
P. O. Box 1956,
Mbarara. Uganda
Email to:
Deadline: 2nd December 2019 by 5:30om
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