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

    Core 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.

    Collaborative Work

  • 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.

    Research Dissemination

  • 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.

    Other Requirements

  • 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.
    AFENET Secretariat

  • 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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