Field Epidemiology Trainer Job at Makerere University School of Public Health – Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Job Category: Health/ Medicine
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  15th April 2021
Duty Station:  Uganda
Posted: 08-04-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Field Epidemiology Trainer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Health Professionals ]

Jobs at:

Makerere University School of Public Health

Deadline of this Job:
15 April 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, April 08, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Makerere University School of Public Health received supplemental funding through a non-competitive grant from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support the Ministry of Health public health emergency response to COVID-19 with the aim of limiting the human-to-human transmission and minimize the impact of COVID-19 in Uganda.
The MakSPH project team is looking for a self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Field Epidemiology Trainer Public Health Fellowship Program (PHFP/ Frontline). The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and innovative team player. The candidate will work with the Resident Advisor/ project coordinator to organize and conduct trainings for the Frontline Program as needed. .

Key Responsibilities:
• Help organize program workshops and coordinate logistics as needed
• Track attendance and progress of trainees
• Assist with teaching and mentoring the trainees both during class and between sessions
• Track trainee mentorship and ensure sufficient support to all trainees
• Travel to the field as needed to support trainees
• Provide support to other mentors as needed with topical questions
• Support the program coordinator with any additional needs
• Required Academic Qualifications: The successful applicant should have a Master’s degree in Public Health

Essential Requirements: At least 1-3 years of relevant experience in the public health field at the district level or above

Job Skills : Not Specified

Job Qualifications : Not Specified

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12


Job application procedure
Interested candidates should write a cover letter expressing their fitness for the position, attach their CV and send it as one PDF to the link below before 15 April 2021 .
Application link