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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

2 Field Workers- Interviewer Job at MRC/ UVRI - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Field Workers- Interviewer 

Jobs at:

Deadline of this Job:
30th November 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Date Posted: 19th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

Established in 1988, the MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit 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 lnstitute- 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;

Role Position: 2 Field Workers- Interviewer
Reporting to: Project Leader

The main responsibility of the post holder will be to support the project leader and site study team coordinate study activities required for site set-up, recruitment, maintaining participant attendance logs, contact information and tracing participants missing their scheduled visits.

Some Key Responsibilities:
1. To set up study sites. 2. To assist clinical staff during clinical procedures including blood draws, BP measurement among others. 3. To transport study samples, by motorcycle if necessary, from clinic study sites to the appropriate laboratory for timely processing. 4. To update contact information, track and trace participants with missed visits. 5. To liaise with the project leader, site coordinators and to minimize loss to follow up and plan home visits. 6. To operate and maintain an adequately serviced motorcycle in accordance with the national highway code and the MRC/UVRI & LSHTM fleet regulations. Visit the website for details
Job application procedure
For the detailed job description and procedure for application, please visit 
Fill an online form whose details are on the website and there after submit your application documents to
Applications should include academic documents, a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional references. Combine all application documentation into one Ms Word Document and then convert it to PDF. Deadline is 30th November 2018, 5:00pm.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Note that academic qualifications will be subjected to verification
by the issuing institutions. Applications should be addressed to;
The Human Resource and Administration Manager
MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit
P.0. Box, 49, Entebbe, Uganda