Study Medical Officer job at Infectious Diseases Institute


Infectious Diseases Institute

Study Medical Officer job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 11 April 2022

Hiring Organization: Infectious Diseases Institute

Job Details:

The VTEU study aims to determine the relationship between dihydroartemisinin (DHA) exposures following intravenous dosing and markers of physiologic dysfunction associated with severe malaria in children aged 6 months to 14 years.

Main Duties:
• Responsible for developing work plans and implementation schedules for the study.
• Supervises staff and ensures that they achieve the aims and objectives of the study as indicated in the protocol
• Responsible for planning & developing recruitment and retention plans, ensures that the recruitment and follow-up goals of the study are met.
• Responsible for ensuring participants receive appropriate care, medical evaluations when needed and alerting the PIs and sponsors of any serious adverse events that may occur in the course of the study.
• Responsible for coordinating the processes and activities involved in and the documentation of ethical approvals as well as keeping them active and in compliance under the supervision of the Principal investigator(s).
• Responsible for outreach activities, sensitizing the community and liaising with the Community Advisory Board
• Ensures submission of all study progress and performance reports to the principal investigators, sponsors etc.
• Participates in development and control of budgets in accordance with financial guidelines
• Performs any other duties that may be reasonably necessary for carrying out the study protocol as directed by the Principal Investigator


Qualifications, skills and experience
• MBChB or equivalent qualification
• Two years’ research experience
• Full and up-to-date registration with the UMDPC
• Excellent working knowledge of Good Clinical Practice and applicable regulations
• Ability to communicate well with patients and their care-givers
• Excellent organizational skills and flexibility, including the ability to manage and move between multiple referral sites
• Flexibility to work long hours, which may occasionally extend beyond normal working hours in order to complete critical tasks.

Application procedure

Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in these position should send their CVs, including details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact not later than 11th April 2022. Please follow this link https://idi.mak.ac.ug/hrms  to apply for this position.

Date Posted: 2022-03-31

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