Armauer Hansen Research Institute Junior Researcher Jobs in Ethiopia

Armauer Hansen Research Institute Junior Researcher Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 223310

Category: Health Care, Research and Development

Location: Amhara region, Tigray region, SNNP & Benshangul Gumuz, Addis Ababa

Employment Type: Contract

Salary: As per the Institute contract employee salary scale

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.

The Role and responsibilities

  • He/she shall be based fully at selected health facilities/study sites (Metema Yohannes, Amhara region; Tankuwa Abergele, Tigray region; Arba Minch, SNNP and Bambasi, Benshangul Gumuz)

  • He/She shall perform a coordination and supervision activities; in case needed she/he could do recruitment i.e routine clinical evaluation, screening, consenting and enrollment of potential study participants.

    Job Requirements

    Personal Specification: Qualification, Experiences and Essential Skills

  • BSc degree in Nursing or Health Officer from an accredited institution with minimum cGPA of 3.00 for Male & 2.75 for Females; you should mentioned your cGPA in your CV is required.

  • Training in programmatic and clinical management of Malaria

  • Experience in research coordination and management

  • Tolerance to doing routine tasks in a health facility level

  • Strong coordination and organizational skills

  • Attention to details for quality data record and documentation

  • Ability to maintain study confidentiality

  • Training in GCP/GCLP and quality control/assurance (preferred)

  • Experience in nursing/health officer (preferred)

    Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skill

  • Strong organizational skills; volunteer to work
    off-working hours and/or weekends

  • A high level of attention to details

  • Open for discussion and learning

  • Ability to problem solving and willingness to take self initiatives

  • Willingness to take additional responsibilities and continuous training as needed

    Principal Responsibilities:

  • Conduct supervision on overall activities

  • Conduct daily check for completeness of CRFs, logbooks and other documents

  • Ensure eligibility criteria for proper enrollment of study participants

  • Involve in recruitment and other duties as deemed necessary

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who fulfilled the above requirements should send the following ONLY through until September 29, 2019.

    A CV/resume (not more than 5 pages)
    A cover letter (maximum 1 page, describing why you wanted to apply for the position and how you meet the requirements for the position)
    A one page table summarizing your educational background, work experience, technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process.

    Recruitment Process:

    The recruitment will involve individual screening of applications, followed by interview (written exam we may have it).

    Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.

    Please Do not submit copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You will provide them upon request.

    Applicants cannot have more than one application simultaneously under consideration for employment at AHRI.

    No. Required: 04 (four)

    Duty Station: Metema Yohannes, Amhara region; Tankuwa Abergele, Tigray region; Arba Minch, SNNP and Bambasi, Benshangul Gumuz.

    Number of position available: 01 for Amhara region; 01 for Tigray region; 01 for SNNP and 01 for Benshangul Gumuz.

    NB. Please indicate in your application letter and CV which duty station you are applying for; this is one of the requirement to be considered for screening.

    Grade: I

    Terms of Employment: Three months

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