STUDY MEDICAL DOCTOR NEEDED

Contract based
  • Post Date: July 14, 2021
Job Description

Epicentre is a Non-Government Organization created by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in 1987 to help improve the quality of its field interventions. Since 1996, Epicentre has been a World Health Organization (WHO) collaborating centre for research in epidemiology and response to emerging diseases. Epicentre’s work hinges around three main activity areas: clinical research, field epidemiology and training.


Job: STUDY MEDICAL DOCTOR
Location: Epicentre Mbarara Research Centre in (EMRC), Uganda
Reports to: Junior Research Assistant/ Site Principal Investigator
Duration: 6 months contract renewable


General responsibilities (not exhaustive)

  • To support the PIs in the implementation of the study and ensuring that procedures are followed according to protocol.
  • To participate in the informed consent process and clinical assessment of study participants for inclusions in the studies according to the inclusion and exclusion criteria.
  • To ensure that all clinical and biological testing required by the study is done at inclusion and during the follow-up visits
  • Complete case report forms following CRF completion guidelines, ICH-GCP and SOP
  • Provide adequate medical care to study participants and ensure appropriate referral and follow-up in liaison with the site investigator
  • To take up any study-specific responsibilities delegated to him/her by the Site Investigators.
  • To ensure proper use of the study-specific materials and equipment
  • Provide support to the communication team in the implementation of the communication plan, as requested by the Site Investigator.
  • To participate in the training related to research studies as deemed appropriate by the Director and the Investigators
  • Participate in the meetings of the medical department and in the different meetings as required by the Site Investigator or Director
  • Participate in the general activities of the research base as required
  • Any other tasks as required by the Site Investigator and the Director.
  • To report on any aspects that threaten or favors the program to the Site Investigator

Requirements:

  1. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) (Mandatory)
  2. Experience in Clinical Medical practice for at least 1 year (Mandatory)
  3. Previous experience in clinical research (preferred)
  4. Fluent in English and Runyankole, Spoken and written (Mandatory)
  5. ICH-GCP
  6. Knowledge of MS Office, Excel, and other electronic databases (Preferred)
  7. Teamwork, flexibility, commitment, and service

Interested candidates are invited to hand-deliver their application package (CV, application letter) to

Resources Manager
MSF/Epicentre Mbarara Research Base
P. O. Box 1956, Mbarara
Or epi-ug-rec@epicentre.msf.org

Applications must be submitted not later than 28th July 2021 at 5:30 pm, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.