Armauer Hansen Research Inistitute(AHRI) Associate Researcher I (Study Physician) Jobs in Ethiopia

Armauer Hansen Research Inistitute(AHRI) Associate Researcher I (Study Physician) Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

  • The Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI) was founded in 1970 through the initiative of the Norwegian and Swedish Save the Children organizations seconded by the Ministry of Health of Ethiopia.

  • The Institute got its name from the Norwegian physician, Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen, who first described the leprosy bacillus (Mycobacterium leprae).

  • AHRI is a biomedical research institute that works in developing tools for prevention, control and treatment of mycobacterium and other diseases of public healthy importance through applied and basic biomedical research and training.

  • AHRI would like to hire qualified candidate in the position of Associate Researcher I for Clinical Trial Directorate.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execution of clinical trials and lead the clinical team of a study project in close collaboration with the PI.

  • Conduct and lead recruitment of study participants.

  • Conduct and lead clinical examinations and medical follow-up of study participants.

  • Conduct and coordinate other clinical procedures required in a study protocol.

  • Lead data collection, verify and review clinical data and ensures proper data transfer to DMU.

  • Supervise clinical study record keeping and archiving.

  • Lead and provide counseling and medical care of study participants as a physician.

  • Ensure protection, care and retention of study participants during a study conduct.

  • Follow-up, recording & reporting of AEs, NEs & SAEs to
    the PI.

  • Provide clinical progress report to the PI.

  • Cooperate in ensuring quality control activities in the conduct of trials.

  • Participate in any scientific review of protocols as a team member to the clinical trial team.

  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the principal investigator, the team leader and/or director.

    Job Requirements

  • MD and 4 years medical practice experience

  • BSc in Public Health and 5 years medical practice experience

    Certificate Trainings

  • Registered professional licensed.

  • Training in MDR TB management is an asset

  • Training in GCP and research ethics is an asset

    Other Competencies

  • Strong interest and/or inclination towards clinical research is a requirement.

  • Well versed knowledge to local and international treatment guidelines and regulations for the conduct of clinical trials.

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.

  • Willingness to work with potentially infection risk environment.

  • Computer Competency including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others.

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants who fulfilled the above requirements should ONLY send the following through on or before August 4, 2020.

  • A CV/resume (not more than 5 pages)

  • A cover letter (not more than one page)

  • A one/two pages table summarizing your educational background, publications, work experiences, technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process

  • References: Please provide three references including their e-mail address.

  • Employment Type: One year contract period with possible extension based on performance and budget availability.

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