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Job Summary Position: Research Officer – Volunteer (1 Post)
Reports to: Project Leader/Principal Investigator
Work station: Bagamoyo
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 a Research Officer – Volunteer to work in a phase III randomised controlled multicentre trial to evaluate the efficacy of the R21/ Matrix- M vaccine in African children against clinical Malaria (VAC 078). The Volunteer will be required to recruit and make follow ups on study participants; attend community sensitisation meetings and establish rapport to recruit study them. The Volunteer will also be required to work in a professional and ethical manner and make presentations on progress reports and participate to publish, write proposals and compete for research grants to address scientific questions in line with strategic objectives of IHI, and the public health needs.
Duties and Responsibilities
Qualification and Experience
Skills and Competencies
An attractive and competitive volunteer package will be offered to successful candidate.
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 send their application letters together with their detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) showing contact addresses including email, telephone/cell phone numbers and copies of academic and professional certificates to the email address below.
The deadline for this application is 17:00hrs on Friday April 23rd 2021. All e-mail application subject lines should include: Research Officer – Volunteer – Clinical Trials Facility.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.
Human Resources Manager
IFAKARA HEALTH INSTITUTE
Ifakara Street – Mikocheni
Dar es Salaam
Email: [email protected]
The deadline for submitting the application is 23 April 2021