AFENET Medical Officer Jobs in Uganda
AFENET Medical Officer Jobs in Uganda The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a non-profit organization established in 2005 with
a mission to improve human health through the strengthening and expansion of applied epidemiology and laboratory capacity in partnership with Ministries of Health, Non-Governmental Organizations,
international agencies, private sector and other public health agencies.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Day-to-day cover for all clinical aspects of the EBVL study including but not limited to proband
examination, informed consent procedure, scan reviews, bone marrow examination, sample and data
collection, serious adverse event documentation and reporting and administration of state-of-the-art
therapies including rituximab.
During the course of the programme, the post holder will be involved in the clinical interpretation of the diagnostics test, participate in multidisciplinary tumour board meetings with the paediatric oncology network in Tanzania, analyse research data with collaborators and facilitate patient and public engagement events.
Grant Applications and Publications
The officer will support the translational research programmes and collaborating partners and contribute to preparation of grant applications to support this translational research.
He/she will be responsible for initiating, supervising and participating in monitoring projects and will be encouraged to write research publications and to present his/her work in scientific meetings.
Ensure that accurate and complete audit trails of records, both at a consent, sample and at a
project level, are kept and meet the needs of the programme, including compliance to relevant
information governance and data security policies as well as NIHR reporting
Day to day management of all operations including weekly operational management meeting to
review progress, identify delays and significant obstacles, and reporting to the Programme
manager, CI, co-applicants, stakeholders and steering committees.
Provide assistance with organisation and coordination of training workshops including the
generation of online training modules, organisation of awareness and policy workshops that
include patients and policy makers from Tanzania and Uganda
Provide scientific expertise when appropriate and retain sufficient flexibility and adaptability to
ensure full contribution to improving services in response to changing and emerging
methodologies and priorities.
Minimum Academic Qualifications
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBcHB), Masters in Public Health (MPH) or a specialist in
pediatrics with experience in hematology or oncology is an added advantage.
Member Ugandan Medical Council registered Medical Practitioner (or eligible for registration)
Research experience with training in Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training and/or human subject
protection or research ethics training will be an advantage.
Demonstrable experience of staff management and motivation
Excellent organizational skills
Experience of the ability to work under pressure and maintain concentration for prolonged periods.
Excellent verbal and written communication
Evidence of the ability to prioritize and manage conflicting activities and to work as part of a team.
Excellent computer skills
Evidence of active participation in conferences and scientific meetings
Enthusiastic, hardworking and a team player
Self-confident and emotionally resilient
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; AFENET Medical Officer Jobs in Uganda
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