Scientist B/Social Epidemiologist Job at MRC/UVRI – Career Opportunity in Uganda

Job Category: Scientific
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  25 February 2021
Duty Station:  Entebbe
Posted: 15-02-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Scientist B/Social Epidemiologist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Science & Engineering ]

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Deadline of this Job:
25 February 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Entebbe , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, February 15, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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 [LSHTH}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 enthusiastic and experienced individuals to fill the following position:
Role Position: Scientist B/Social Epidemiologist
Reporting to: Project Leader / Senior Scientist
Duty Station: Entebbe
Application link:   .

The position will support the Preparation for Group B Strep- tococcuS vaccine studies (PREPARE) qualitative studies at Kawempe Hospital and contribute to the social science team under the supervision of the designated Project team leader.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Job Qualifications : Not Specified

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
The application should be addressed to:
The Head of Human Resources,
MRCI UVRI and LSHTH Uganda Research Unit,
P.0. Box, 49,
Entebbe, Uganda.
Consider your application unsuccessful if not contacted within eight [8] weeks after the closing date of the advert.
Any form of lobbying at any stage will lead to automatic disqualification. By submitting your personal information. you consent to the MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit holding and using it in accordance with its recruitment policy and procedure.
The Unit reserves the right to verify documents attached with the relevant awarding institutions to authenticate their validity.

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