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Monday, May 22, 2017

Post-doctoral Scientist Job at MRC/UVRI Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Post-doctoral Scientist

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Established in 1988, the MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS is an internationally recognized center of excellence for research on HIV infection and related diseases, contributing knowledge on the evolving epidemic, the evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention, and the development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide.
The Unit’s head offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research Institute- Entebbe Campus, and the main research activities in Masaka, Kalungu, Kampala and Wakiso districts, including the peri-urban areas of Entebbe. The Unit is now seeking enthusiastic and experienced individuals to fill the following position:
Post doctoral Scientist
Position Code: PDS517
Project: Phenotyping Diabetes- NCD
Reports to: NCD Theme Leader
Duty station: Entebbe
Start Date: As soon as possible
Contract Duration: Two years renewable
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The post holder will be expected to play an active role in research activities within the NCD theme. He/she will be able to develop his/her own research interests in discussion with the Theme Leader and other scientists. If medically qualified he/she will be required to register with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practioners’ Council.
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