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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Statistician Job at MRC/ UVRI - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Statistician [ Type: FULL_TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and N
GO , Category: Administrative & Office ]

Jobs at:
MRC/ UVRI also found at

Deadline of this Job:
29th April 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Entebbe , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Date Posted: 15th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Currency: UGX , Value: 1000000 , Minimum: 700000 , Maximum: 3000000 , Period: MONTH
The Unit is an internationally recognized center of excellence with dominant research themes in the areas of HIV and emerging infections, vaccines and immunity, and chronic diseases and cancer. Through a multidisciplinary approach, intersecting basic science, epidemiological research, social-behavioural research and the conduct of new intervention evaluation studies, the Unit contributes knowledge on changing epidemics and diseases, the evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention and the development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide.
Following the signing of strategic transfer agreements between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Medical Research Council (MRC UK), the Unit formally joined LSHTM on 1st February 2018. The exciting new partnership will boost research capacity into current and emerging health issues in Africa and throughout the world. The Unit is based at the UVRI Entebbe campus with established outposts in Kalungu, Masaka, Wakiso and Kampala Districts.
The Unit is now seeking an enthusiastic and experienced individual to fill the following position:
Role Position: Statistician ( Entebbe )
Reporing to: Head of Statistics & NCD phenotype
research programme
The main responsibilities of the post holder will be to provide statistical support in the design, conduct and evaluation of clinical trials, epidemiological studies and community-based interventions carried out by the programme, including carrying out statistical analysis of data from these projects and preparing the results for publication. .

Some Key Responsibilities:
1. To provide statistical support for studies carried out by the research programme, and in particular to assist with issues relating to study design, sampling and field procedures, quality control activities, data collection and statistical analysis.
2. Maintaining close collaborative links with statisticians and other researchers at Exeter University, UK, as well as with other international partners.
3. To collaborate with data managers and provide a statistical perspective on designing and seeing up study databases and data processing. Visit the website for details.
Job Skills: Not Specified

Job Qualifications: Not Specified
Job Education Requirements: Not Specified
Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Job application procedure
For a 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 PDF document. Deadline is Monday 29th April 2019, 5:00pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
Note that academic qualification will be subjected to verification by the issuing institutions. This position is open to Ugandan nationals only. Applications should be addressed to;
The Human Resource and Administration Manager
MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit
P.O. Box, 49 Entebbe

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