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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Research Compliance Officer Job at Medical Research Council - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Research Compliance Officer [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Research , Category: Research ]

Jobs at: Medical Research Council

Deadline of this Job:
12th July 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, July 01, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed JOB DETAILS:
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-behavioral 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..

Job Responsibilities:
• The main responsibility of the post holder will better support the Unit research program with a focus on ensuring that applicable local and international requirements are met while executing research studies at the Unit. S/He will liaise with the investigators and other research staff to ensure compliance with local and international regulatory and ethical guidelines/ regulations. S/he will independently monitor research studies conducted at the Unit to ensure the integrity of study related procedures and processes.
• Responsible for ensuring that all documentation required to file submissions to the Ethics committees and regulatory bodies are properly prepared, complete and consistent with applicable guidelines.
• In charge of tracking expiration of various protocol approvals at multiple ethical and regulatory bodies and ensuring that all ongoing studies have valid approvals.
• Responsible for safely keeping regulatory submissions both paper and electronic in clearly labelled files

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 Friday 12th July 2019, 5:00pm.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Note that academic qualifications 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, Uganda
MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda research Unit is an equal opportunity employer.

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