Trial Clinician (1 POSITION)
The successful applicant will be a fully-registered medical practitioner (doctor), and will ideally have a post graduate qualification in epidemiology or a related field; proven technical expertise in the quality management of clinical trials related to infectious diseases and or vaccines; experience in clinical laboratory procedures in research and collaborative research involving human clinical, epidemiological or laboratory outcomes; proven skills and experience
• Assist the Principal Investigators and Trial Manager with the implementation of the clinical trial in the Mwanza including:
• Day-to-day management of the clinical trial site in Mwanza, Tanzania.
• Dealing. with clinical results and queries, reviewing case report forms, and other relevant study documentation and maintaining Study Master Files.
• Participating in communication between MITU/NIMR, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM; the trial sponsor) and the other international trial partners.
• Coordinating, training and supervising field team staff in MITU/NIMR (and other sites as required) in order to ensure that the trial is conducted to GCP and other international trial standards.
• Participating in meetings and discussions to discuss research progress, findings and any other aspects of the study.
• Participating in writing up of the trial findings in reports (e.g. for the TFDA) and peer-reviewed publications.
• Preparation of reports for-the trial governance bodies (e.g. Trial Steering Committee, Data and Safety Monitoring Board) and the funding agency.
• Travel to progress and coordination meetings as required.
• Undertaking other duties as may be required by the Principal Investigators of the trial and the Trial Manager.
• Candidates must be fully-registered medical doctor, with a medical degree from a recognised university.
• At least one year's relevant experience working on clinical trials, or as a research coordinator of a large epidemiological study.
• Clinically active within the past 3 years and evidence of current registration to practice medicine in Tanzania.
• Evidence of having practical experience in the management of research teams.
• Evidence of having practical experience of assisting with leading or coordinating GCP compliant studies, including familiarity of study monitoring visits
• Evidence of having worked effectively both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary scientific team.
• Excellent inter-personal skills and a willingness to work with others to overcome problems as and when they arise.
• Evidence of having worked effectively in a multicultural environment.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English:
• Ability to relocate to Mwanza to start work for MITU as soon as possible and no later than August 2016.
• At least one year of experience working in on early phase clinical trials
• Experience of working on vaccine-related research studies.
• Experience of working in sub-Saharan Africa, and ideally in East Africa.
• A postgraduate qualification in epidemiology or public health (or equivalent experience demonstrated through publications).
How To Apply:
All applications must be sent by email to the address below.
Letter of application addressed to Dr Severin Kabakama with details of WHICH POST you are applying for and how you meet EACH of the above criteria and your suitability for the post.
A daytime mobile telephone number and e-mail contact details.
Curriculum vitae (CV) including names and addresses of three referees (two must be from your most recent employers).
Copies of all relevant certificates and memberships and qualifications.
Closing date for applications
• Applications received later than 30th June 2016 will not be considered
• Interviews will be held at the earliest available opportunity and you will be notified by email if you are selected for interview.
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A competitive remuneration package will be offered. .