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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Study Medical Doctor Job at MSF/Epicentre - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Study Medical Doctor [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Science , Category: Doctors & Other Health Professionals ]

Jobs at: MSF/Epicentre

Deadline of this Job:
21st May 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Mbarara , East Africa

Date Posted: 14th May 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
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.
POSITION: Study Medical Doctor
Location: MSF/Epicentre Mbarara Research Centre in (EMRC), Uganda.
Reports to: The Principal Investigator (PI) and the director of MSF Epicentre Mbarara Research Centre.
Duration: One (01) year, renewable.

General responsibilities (not exhaustive)
To support the PIs in the implementation of the studies and ensuring that procedures are followed according to protocol.
• To validate all inclusions in the studies by checking the inclusion criteria and the absence of contra indication;
• To ensure that all clinical and biological testing required by the study have been done at inclusion and during the follow-up;
• To participate in the training related to the research studies as deemed appropriate by the Director and the PIs;
• Participate in the meetings of the medical department and in the different study meetings as required by the study PI.

• Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)
• 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
• Fluent in English and Runyankore, spoken and written

Job Education: Bachelors

Job Experience: Not Specified
Job Skills: Not Specified

Job application procedure
Interested candidates are invited to hand deliver only their CV and motivation letter to:
Resources Manager
MSF/Epicentre Mbarara Research Base
P. O. Box 1956, Mbarara.
Or by email: send only your CV and motivation letter as one pdf or doc file indicating your name and position applied for e.g. Naanda Watu_study doctor, to: Applications must be submitted not later than Tuesday, 21st May 2019 at 5:30pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and requested to bring other documents..

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