Earn 50m monthly as Statistician at United States Embassy / US Mission


Job Title:    Statistician

Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala,

Salary: UGX
50,500,012 /=

Open to: All
Interested Applicants / All Sources

Position Number: Kampala-2020-038


About US Embassy:

The United States
Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for
over 30 years.  Ambassador Natalie E. Brown currently heads the U.S
Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and
organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the
direction of the Ambassador.


Among the offices
operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:

  • United States Agency for International
    Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps


Job Summary:  The Statistician provides a broad range of
statistical support to physicians, epidemiologists, behavioral scientists, and
health service researchers working with projects led by and organizations
supported by CDC-Uganda. Support includes the application of appropriate
statistical methods to the analysis of project data and the statistical
investigation of issues related to research topics. Incumbent provides
statistical expertise as well as advanced computer programming for research and
projects conducted by CDC-Uganda or to which CDC-Uganda lends support.


The incumbent works
with the Associate Director for Science (ADS) office to ensure that reports and
scientific publications are consistent and compliant with the CDC human
subjects operating procedures and federal regulations. The job holder provides
leadership in data management to CDC Uganda, developing processes and methods
to increase the efficiency of study related and routine program data sets.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed
below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

applicants for the United States US Embassy Statistician job opportunity should
hold an undergraduate degree in Statistics and a Master’s degree in the field
of Biostatistics, Medical Statistics, or Public Health. Required.

At least
three years of working experience in data management, programming and analysis
position in the health field and in advanced analysis using either SPSS, SAS,
STATA or any other statistical software is required.

comprehensive, and evolving knowledge of statistical and mathematical analysis
techniques integrated with computer applications is required.

mathematical ability with a solid background in statistics and the calculus of
probability is required.

of parametric and non-parametric techniques, along with categorical data
analysis, and advanced statistical techniques are required.

excellent knowledge of multiple statistical software is required.

ability to assess the requirements of a project and determine the most
efficient and timely statistical techniques is required. Computer skills
including knowledge of statistical software is required, including SAS, STATA,
EpiInfo, SPSS, and/or other statistical software packages . This may be tested.

 English level IV (Fluent)
Speaking/Writing/Reading is required. This may be tested.


How to Apply:

All those interested
in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications online
at the link below.




Deadline: 31st December 2020


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