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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Study Medical Doctor Job at Epicentre - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Study Medical Doctor 

Jobs at:

Deadline of this Job:
7th October 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 1st October 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

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.
General responsibilities (not exhaustive)
  • To support the PIs in the implementation of studies following study protocol
  • Screening and enrolment of study participants according to the exclusion and inclusion criteria.
  • Obtaining informed consent from eligible study participants
  • To perform clinical assessment of the patients at enrolment and follow-up visits
  • To ensure that all clinical and laboratory testing required by the study is performed
  • Clinical management and referral and follow up of sick participants during follow up
  • To ensure accurate completion of study documents including logs and case report form (CRF) in accordance to GCP at enrolment and during the follow-up.
  • To take up any duties as may be assigned by the PIs and/or MSF/Epicentre Director
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)
  • Master in paediatrics or extensive paediatric clinical experience
  • 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 preferred.
  • Knowledge of MS Office

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should hand deliver their application package (CV, application letter and copies of their academic / work certificates) to
Resources Manager
MSF/Epicentre Mbarara Research Base
P. O. Box 1956, Mbarara
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