MRC/UVRI Internal Monitor Jobs in Uganda
The Unit is an internationally recognised centre of excellence with dominant research themes in the areas of HIV and emerging infections, vaccines and immunity, and chronic diseases and cancer.
Through a multidisciplinary approach, intersecting basic science, epidemiological research, social-behavioural research and the conduct of new intervention evaluation studies,
the Unit contributes knowledge on changing epidemics and diseases, the evaluation of
innovative health care options, treatment and prevention and the development of health
policy and practice in Africa and worldwide.
Following the signing of strategic transfer
agreements between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the
Medical Research Council (MRC UK), the Unit formally joined LSHTM on 1st February 2018.
The exciting new partnership will boost research capacity into current and emerging health issues in Africa and throughout the world. The Unit is based at the UVRI Entebbe campus with established outposts in Kalungu, Masaka, Wakiso and Kampala Districts. The Unit is now seeking an enthusiastic and experienced individual to fill the following position:Assures adherence to all regulatory requirements by the local Ethics Committee, Uganda National Council of Science and Technology (UNCST) and any other Regulatory
MRC/UVRI Internal Monitor Jobs in Uganda
committees on record.
Ensures that written procedures are followed and evaluates quality systems, processes, procedures, and protocols for compliance.
Participates in developing SOP’s, guidance documents or other tools/templates pertinent
to monitoring activities.
Collaborates with PIs and staff to identify and implement ways to improve monitoring
practices, procedures, and workflows.
Schedules and coordinates the activities for monitoring; conduct the monitoring reviews
of the trials including issuing data clarification queries as necessary.
Writes monitoring reports and communicates monitoring results to Principal Investigators
and study team.
Manages post-monitoring activities and follow-up on any necessary corrective and
Work with PIs and coordinator on training in Clinical Research Compliance and data
management during site initiation visits and based on topics/gaps noted from monitor
Participates in ongoing process improvement practices including problem-solving,
planning and implementation of identified solutions; assists with establishing program
polices or procedures to ensure efficiencies and effectiveness within the project.
Diploma Nursing, clinical medicine, Public health or other related field.
Possession of a degree is an added advantage.
At least one year of practice in a busy health facility managing Non-Communicable
Diseases after their internship placement.
3 years medical/clinical trials experience.
1 year clinical trials monitoring experience in Non-Communicable Diseases preferred.
Should be registered with the Nurses Council or allied professional council having an up to date practicing license.
Training in Good Clinical Practice with a valid certificate.
Should have good communication skills.
Knowledgeable in use of Microsoft Office packages
How to apply
Please email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org Applications should include academic documents, a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable
professional references. Combine all application documentation into one PDF
document. Deadline is Thursday 22nd August, 5:00pm.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
Note that academic qualifications will be subjected to verification by the issuing institutions. This position is open to Ugandan
NB: Please quote the following position code Senior Laboratory Technologist: SLT819
The applications should be addressed to:
The Human Resource and Administration Manager
MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit
For more information and job application details, see; MRC/UVRI Internal Monitor Jobs in Uganda
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