Ethiopian Public Health Institute Assistant Researcher Jobs in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Public Health Institute Assistant Researcher Jobs in Ethiopia

  • The post holder is responsible for serving as secretariat officer for the institutional review board of Ethiopian Public Health Institute.

  • He is required to process online submission, review and determination of protocols, and communication with investigators;

  • archive submitted protocolsand relevant documents as soft and hard copies;

  • track progress of approved projects through seasonal and technical reports and conducting site monitoring visits;

  • preparation of training materials in the area of research methodology, manuscript writing, basic research ethics and Good Clinical Practice;

  • organizing training, scientific, office and board meetings;

  • review protocols and other scientific papers;

  • and provide technical and administrative support to Editorial Office of Ethiopian Journal of Public Health and Nutrition;

  • and other tasks provided by the institute.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as secretary/assistant secretary for the institutional review board of Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI-IRB)

  • Check completeness of submitted protocols and other relevant documents

  • Synthesize comments of protocol reviewers

  • Communicate with investigators, reviewers, office staff, chair-person of EPHI-IRB and others for processing protocol review and determination

  • Monitor approved projects from progress report, technical report, other pertinent reports and site monitoring visits

  • Conduct self-assessment and get prepared for surveying by international and national organizations that supervise and/or provide recognition to EPHI-IRB

  • Prepare
    training materials and provide training on research methodology, manuscript preparation, basic research ethics, Good Clinical Practice and other relevant topics

  • Review protocols, manuscript sand other scientific papers

  • Archive protocols and supporting documents both as soft and hard copy

  • Communicate with investigators through appropriate means (internet/online or hard copy) for timely submission of reports

  • Organize scientific, IRB, office and Zikre Samint (health development army) meetings

  • Provide technical and administrative support to editorial office of Ethiopian Journal of Public Health and Nutrition

  • Execute other pertinent activities as shouldered by his supervisor(s) and institute

  • Prepare and submit seasonal reports

    Job Requirements

  • MPH/MScin Public Health Science or Biomedical Science

    Work Experience

  • A minimum of four years of work experience in relevant field

  • Excellent spoken and written English

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal kills

  • Be able to demonstrate creative and result oriented services

  • Computer skills including software applications is an advantage

  • Experience in reviewing research proposal/manuscript is an advantage

  • Publications in internationally accredited journal(s) is advantageous

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants can register in Online through or send their CVs and relevant documents at the address given below within 5 working days from the first appearance of the announcement during office hours (8:30 AM to 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM).

  • Ethiopian Public Health Institute

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