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Job at Ifakara Health Institute Senior Research Scientist/Research Scientist
Position: Senior Research Scientist/Research Scientist (2 Posts)
Reports to: Principal Investigator (PI)
Work station: Rufiji and Kibiti
Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a leading research organization in Africa with a strong track record in developing, testing and validating innovations for health. Driven by a core strategic mandate for research, training and services, the Institute’s work now spans a wide spectrum, covering biomedical and ecological sciences, intervention studies, health-systems research and policy translation.
IHI is looking for Senior Research Scientists/Research Scientists (2 posts) to work in the entomology work package within the big cluster randomized clinical trial of the Broad One Health Endectocide-based Malaria Interventions in Africa (BOHEMIA). The candidates should have the qualities of a senior field entomologist to effectively assist the BOHEMIA PI in implementing and supervising activities of the entomology work package. The work package focuses on the evaluation of the impact of repeated ivermectin MDA on vector populations and their transmission activities in Rufiji and Kibiti districts, Tanzania. The candidates will be required to demonstrate perfect leadership skills as well as excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Also, the candidates should have demonstrated interest and experience of working on entomological surveys in rural villages with a clear understanding of vector biology, ecology, behavior and control and their relationships with the epidemiology of malaria in Africa.
Duties and Responsibilities
Qualification and Experience
Skills and Competencies
An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates as per IHI salary scales.
IHI is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit intentional biases or discrimination and harassment of any kind at the work place and during recruitment. All employment decisions are based solely on job requirements and individual qualifications, and our recruitment process is governed by the labour laws of Tanzania.
Mode of Application
All candidates who meet the above job requirements should email their application letters along with their detailed CVs showing contact addresses, including email, telephone/cell phone numbers and copies of academic and professional certificates to the address below.
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00 hours on Friday April 30th 2021. All e-mail application subject lines should include the name of the position: SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTIST/RESEARCH SCIENTIST – BOHEMIA. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.
Human Resources Manager
IFAKARA HEALTH INSTITUTE
#5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni
P.O. Box 78,373
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Email: [email protected]
The deadline for submitting the application is 30 April 2021