IDI Makerere Study Doctor Jobs in Uganda

IDI Makerere Study Doctor Jobs in Uganda

General summary:

  • The study doctor is responsible for correct patient recruitment and follow-up. Furthermore, it is the study doctor’s responsibility to ensure, that Case Report Forms are filled correctly, study participants results are reviewed in a timely matter and discussed with the treating clinician and Principle Investigators.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Identifying potential study participants incl. screening procedures.

  • Obtaining Informed Consent correctly and from all potential study participants.

  • Recruitment of study participants.

  • Follow-up / ensures all study visits are performed on time and according to protocol.

  • Accurate filling of the Case report Forms.

  • Discussion of results with treating clinicians and PIs.

  • Responsible for developing work plans for trials as well as SOPs to be used.

  • Organize and coordinate meetings with partners.

  • Responsible for planning & developing recruitment plans and strategies for the trial as well as ensuring project targets are met.

  • Laisse with procurement to ensure timely requisition of supplies for the project.

  • Coordinate with the research office at IDI to ensure the study is conducted according to good clinical practice.

    Person specifications:

  • MBChB degree or a diploma in clinical medicine.

  • Completion of Internship and an up to date registration and medical practice license.

  • Research experience is mandatory. Experience in clinical trials is an added advantage.

  • Previous experience in study coordination activities and clinical trials will be an added advantage.

  • GCP certificate.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure and accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.

    How to apply;

  • Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to
    excel in these positions should send their CVs, including details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3)

  • Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later than 14th February, 2021. Email your application and CV to


    Key Notes:

  • IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process.

  • Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will be given priority.

  • Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document.

  • Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.

  • Please note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your application will not be considered.

  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    The Senior Human Resource Manager
    Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main
    College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
    P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda

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