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Clinical Officer

IHI is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to take the position of Clinical Officer in the EBL08 project. The Officer will;

  • Treat patients according to National Guidelines for Clinical Management, Standard Treatment       Guidelines, and Local guidelines
  • To attend internal and external meetings conducted at the facility during study conduct.
  • To attend two Departmental Meetings in each financial year.
  • To participate in the development of study standard operating procedure and study documents.
  • To recruit, follow up as study scheduled as specified by each protocol and SOPs.
  • To ensure that protocol standard operating procedures and all related study documents are well communicated and duly followed by all personnel involved in the trial.
  • To ensure that all ethical concerns in the protocols approved by the review board are duly followed in the trial.
  • Supervise study procedure and ensure ring that is all done well as per approved protocol ICH Guidelines and relevant local regulation (National Institute of Medical Research and Tanzania Food and Drug Authority).
  • To work in professional and ethical manner accountability and integrity.
  • To attend community sensitization meetings to recruit study volunteers.
  • To write, present and publish research papers.
  • Carry out additional duties as assigned by the project leader.

Qualification and Experience

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine

Experience working on clinical trials research

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The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs on 14/12/2021.

 

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Assistant Data Officer

Ifakara Health Institute is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to fill the vacant position of Assistant Data Officer in the Ebola Vaccine Trial (EBL08). He/she will be responsible for data entry and supporting the management of the clinical trial databases at the Clinical Trials Facility.

Qualification and Experience

  • Diploma in Computer Science/Information Technology/Health Informatics or Statistics
  • Proficiency in the use of Excel, Access, and other databases will be a plus.
  • Proven experience of performing compilation and entry of clinical trial-related data into clinical trial databases

 

Important Dates and More

The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs on 14/12/2021.

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Pharmaceutical Technician

Ifakara Health Institute is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to fill the vacant position of Pharmaceutical Technician. The Officer will handle all clinical trial pharmaceutical matters (drug and vaccine) as assigned by the senior pharmacists and Principal Investigator in the Ebola Vaccine Trial (EBL08).

 Qualification and Experience

  • Diploma in Pharmacy
  • Must have Pharmaceutical license as a technician

 

Important Dates and More

The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs on 14/12/2021 

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Research Officer (MD)

Ifakara Health Institute is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to take the Research Officer’s in the Ebola Vaccine Trial (EBL08). The Officer will;

  • Evaluate and screen potential study participants based on study eligibility criteria.

  • Recruit, follow-up, and provide clinical care to all study participants in a clinical trial as per study protocol, and coordinate tracing of participants in case of missed visits.

  • Evaluate and report safety reports, protocol deviations, and any other protocol-specific reports.

  • Ensure protocol compliance and protection of the participant rights and their wellbeing.

  • Participate in sensitization, analysis and interpretation results, and dissemination of results to the volunteers and community at large.

  •  Maintains up-to-date knowledge of good clinical practice guidelines (i.e., GCP, ICH), and compliance issues.

  • Coordinate clinical activities in close supervision with the study PI to ensure that the study specific SOPs are complete and are updated regularly.

  • Ensure all study-related forms are properly and accurately filled and data is entered on daily in electronic data capturing tools.

  • Respond to queries, concerns, and issues raised by the supervisor/principal investigator or a trial monitor.

  • Ensure that participants’ privacy and confidentiality are maintained.

  • Support the PI in the writing of clinical and progress study reports, and manuscript preparation including writing own case reports or manuscripts.

  • Communicate with other study staff regularly at scheduled meetings and actively participate in all study meetings.

  • Maintain close professional relationships with government officials in the study area.

  • Work in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability, and integrity.

  • Participate in the development of concept notes and grant writing activities within the department.

  • Perform any other duties assigned by the PI or Co-PI

Qualification and Experience

  • Degree in Medicine

  • Experience working on clinical trials research including coordination of recruitment

Important Dates and More

The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs on 14/12/2021. 

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Laboratory Technologist

 IHI is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to take the position of Laboratory Technician in Immunology Lab for Ebola Vaccine Trial (EBL08). The officer will do the following;

  • Will support all scientific functions in the immunology laboratory, including planning, reviewing, documenting and reporting matters related to study specific immunology activities.

  • He/She will coordinate linkage between laboratories, clinical team and project manager.

  • To make sure that all safety procedures are adhered to when collecting, labelling and storing all laboratory specimens.

  • To ensure that laboratory data including laboratory findings are recorded as per protocol and stored in appropriate box files.

  • Archive all the study samples following laboratory information management system for easy tracing.

  • Perform any other relevant duties assigned by the PI

  • Perform routine tests in assigned area of the laboratory as per current SOP.

  • To perform isolation of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC), separation and storage of serum and plasma.

  • To assist in hematological and clinical chemistry sample analysis.

  • To document and report protocol deviations and implement CAPA for the reported deviations.

  • To perform malaria antibody ELISA, Intracellular cytokine staining, and ELISPOT assays.

  • To participate in scientific discussions and project related meetings, and maintaining inventories for stored samples, reagents and lab materials.

 Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Medical laboratory sciences /biotechnology/immunology or other relevant experience provided they demonstrate the following skills in

  •  Previous experience or familiarity with immunological assays such as ELISA, ELISPOT, ICS, PMBC isolation, serum/plasma separation

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The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00 on 14/12/2021.  

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Field Worker

Ifakara Health Institute is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to fill the vacant positions of Fieldworker in the District Entomologist Project. The Officer will;

  1. Adhere to protocols and standard operating procedures for experiments that will be provided.
  2. Conduct mosquito trapping and collections, larval collections.
  3. Supervise and perform sorting, identification, and packaging of mosquitoes in the field station
  4. Ensure all data and samples collected from the experiments are properly identified, recorded, stored, and well labelled
  5. Making sure that all mosquitoes which need to be transported to the respective laboratories are prepared on time and properly packed.
  6. Ensure that date entry is done for recorded data.
  7. Assist volunteers and village leaders working within the project(s).
  8. Maintain all project(s) equipment in good order and custody.
  9. Implement quality control procedures and ethical guidelines are met in the running of the project(s).
  10. Maintain constant liaison with community members in the study area to ensure the smooth running of project(s) activities.
  11. Conduct any other duties as may be assigned by the Project Leader.

Qualification and Experience

  1. Form four/ six and 3 years of working experience  

Important Dates and More

The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs December 09th 2021. 

 

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Nov. 2, 2021, 6:33 p.m.

Resarch Officer (1 post) - TB, Bagamoyo

Ifakara Health Institute is looking for qualified and experienced candidate to join the TB research team in Bagamoyo as Research Officer. The Officer will work as laboratory technologist, performing routine experimental laboratory tests, mainly in the fields of TB laboratory, Molecular Biology and Microbiology according to standard operating procedures (SOPs), GCLP and the study protocol.

Qualification and Experience
• Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology and Laboratory Science, Microbiology, or Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.
• At least 6–12-month experience of working in clinical/biomedical research laboratory, preferably on a TB laboratory.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs November 15th 2021.

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Nov. 2, 2021, 6:32 p.m.

Resarch Officer (1 post) - PanACEA II Trial, Dar

Ifakara Health Institute is looking for a qualified and experienced candidate to take the position of Research Officer in the PanACEA II – SUDOCU trial at Mwananyamala Regional Referral Hospital in Dar es Salaam.

Qualification and Experience
• Degree of Medicine (MD).
• Experience on research related work, especially clinical medicine.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs November 15th 2021.

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Nov. 2, 2021, 6:29 p.m.

Interns (10 posts) - Sustainable Cities Project, Dar

Ifakara Health Institute is looking for qualified candidates to serve as Interns in the following research areas: Urban Planning, Urban Governance, GIS Analyst, Health, Education, Statistics, Epidemiology, and Social Sciences. This position is intended to support junior researchers and academicians take their carrier to the next level and prepare them for hands-on employment opportunities in future.

Qualification and Experience
• Masters in Urban Planning, Education, Statistics, Epidemiology, Social Science and other related field or Bachelor degree in similar field with at least 2 scientific publications.
• Scientific writing with at least 1 publication in peer reviewed journal will be of significant importance.
• Experience in the use of statistical and mapping/spatial software such as Stata and R will be an added advantage.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs November 15th 2021.

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Sept. 21, 2021, 8:41 p.m.

Nurse (2 posts) - Help Project, Bagamoyo

Ifakara is looking for qualified and experienced Nurses to fill vacant positions at the Clinical Trials Facility (HELP project). They will play a key role in provision of research nursing services, day to day planning and execution of clinical study activities, and to act as a team player for a clinical study team consisting of research nurses and study physicians.

Qualification and Experience
• Diploma in Nursing and Midwife, preferably registered with relevant professional bodies.
• Proven experience in working in health facility setting.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs October 4th 2021.

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Sept. 9, 2021, 9:11 a.m.

Nurse (1 post) - DCMS Project, Dar

Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced Nurse to fill a vacant position in the Digital Cough Monitoring Study (DCMS). The ideal candidate is expected to support the project in the screening and diagnosis of Pulmonary TB as well as the clinical follow-up and prediction of treatment outcomes among confirmed Pulmonary TB cases in resource-limited settings.

Qualification and Experience
• Must be Tanzanian with a Certificate in Nursing and Midwifery.
• Experience of conducting clinical trials and working in hospitals.
• Knowledge of GCP will be added advantage.
• Previous experience of using electronic devices for data capture is an advantage.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs September 23rd 2021.

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Sept. 9, 2021, 9:09 a.m.

Field Dispenser (6 posts) - ANTICOV Project, Dar

Ifakara is looking for qualified and experienced individuals to take the position of Field Dispenser in the ANTICOV project. The Field Dispenser will perform field activities and home follow up of participants at areas surrounding Amana, Mwananyamala or Temeke regional referral hospitals in Dar es Salaam.

Qualification and Experience
• Ordinary or Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (Form Four or Six graduate)
• Experience in collecting blood samples will be added advantage.
• Having worked in a research environment.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs September 23rd 2021.

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Sept. 9, 2021, 9:08 a.m.

Field Supervisor (1 post) - ANTICOV Project, Dar

Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced Field Supervisor to fill a vacant position in the ANTICOV project. The Supervisor will perform field supervision at areas surrounding the reginal referral hospitals of Amana, Mwananyamala or Temeke in Dar es Salaam.

Qualification and Experience
• Ordinary or Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (Form Four or Six graduates)
• Having worked in a research environment.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs September 23rd 2021.

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Sept. 9, 2021, 9:07 a.m.

Nurse (3 posts) - ANTICOV Project, Dar

Ifakara is looking for qualified and experienced Nurses to fill vacant positions in the ANTICOV project. The Nurses will work at one of the regional referral hospitals in Dar es Salaam, namely: Temeke, Amana or Mwananyamala where Ifakara is conducting the project. The Nurses will play a key role in the provision of research nursing services, day to day planning and execution of clinical study activities, and to act as a team player for a clinical study team consisting of research nurses and study physicians.

Qualification and Experience
• At least diploma in Nursing and Midwife, must be registered.
• Proven experience of working in a health facility setting.
• Experience of applying computer programs, particularly Microsoft Office applications.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs September 23rd 2021.

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Sept. 9, 2021, 9:05 a.m.

Research Officer (1 post) - ANTICOV Project, Dar

Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced Medical Doctor to fill a vacant position of Research Officer in the ANTICOV project. The Research Officer will join our research teams at one of the following regional referral hospitals in Dar es Salaam: Temeke, Amana or Mwananyamala.

Qualification and Experience
• Degree in medicine with experience working in clinical trials.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs September 23rd 2021.

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Aug. 26, 2021, 7:58 a.m.

Research Scientist - GLP (1 post) - Vector Control Product Testing Unit, Bagamoyo

Ifakara is looking for qualified individual to work as Research Scientist in the Vector Control Product Testing Unit. The candidate will coordinate all GLP implementation plans, including SOP organization, Quality Manual preparation and amendments.

Qualification and Experience
A postgraduate degree in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology or equivalent qualification.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs August 30th 2021.

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Aug. 26, 2021, 7:56 a.m.

Research Officer - GLP (1 post) - Vector Control Product Testing Unit, Bagamoyo

Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to fill a vacant position of Research Officer in the Vector Control Product Testing Unit. The Officer will coordinate all GLP implementation plans, including SOP organization, Quality Manual preparation and amendments.

Qualification and Experience
Bsc. Degree in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology or equivalent qualification.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs August 30th 2021.

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July 15, 2021, 12:20 p.m.

Research Officer (1 post) - Bohemia Project, Rufiji/Kibiti

IFakara is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to work as Research Officer in the BOHEMIA project. The individual will be charged with assisting the social science work package leader to coordinate and implement all social science activities in the field.

Qualification and Experience
• Bachelor of Science in Sociology, Anthropology, Development Studies, Rural Development or related field of studies.
• Prior professional experience of at least 2 years working with research institutions on social science activities, data management and analysis using relevant software such as N-VIVO.
• Qualitative research skills and quantitative method skills.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs July 29th 2021.

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July 6, 2021, 2:53 p.m.

Laboratory Technician (1 post) - Lab Unit, Ifakara

Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced Laboratory Technician to support the laboratory unit. The Technician will be required to conduct specialized high throughput techniques and routine laboratory activities.

Qualification and Experience
• Diploma in medical laboratory.
• At least two years of working experience in microbiology, parasitology and histopathology department.
• Knowledge in safety issues and capability to use Abbott m2000 system will be added advantages.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs July 16th 2021.

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June 22, 2021, 4:35 a.m.

Research Officer (10 posts) - TIMCI Project, Dar es Salaam

Ifakara is looking for ten (10) qualified individuals to work as Research Officers in the TIMCI project. They will be charged with collecting qualitative data on the impact of health and quality of care outcomes of sick children under specified age healthcare facilities. Also, they are expected to have knowledge and skills on qualitative and research methods and also quick to establish good relationships with workers in respective selected health facilities.

Qualification and Experience
Bachelor degree in Sociology/Social Work/Science or related qualification from recognized institutions.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs June 29th 2021.

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June 22, 2021, 4:33 a.m.

Assistant Field Officer (66 posts) - TIMCI Project, Tanga, Tabora, Mwanza

Ifakara is looking for sixty-six (66) qualified individuals to work as Assistant Field Officers in the TIMCI project. They will be required to collect quantitative data on the impact of health and quality of care outcomes of sick children under specified age healthcare facilities. Also, they are expected to have knowledge and skills on quantitative and research methods and who are quick to establish good relationships with workers in respective selected health facilities.

Qualification and Experience
Diploma in Sociology, Public Administration, Community Development, Nursing, Clinical Medicine or any related fields.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs June 29th 2021.

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June 11, 2021, 2:05 p.m.

Research Officer (1 Post) – BOHEMIA Project, Kibiti/Rufiji

Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced Research Officer to join the big cluster randomized clinical trial of Broad One Health Endectocide-based Malaria Interventions in Africa (BOHEMIA). The research officer will assist the Research Scientist (health economics) and required to perform weekly planning of work duties including prioritisation of duties, communication of plans to the PI and the rest of the team.

Qualification and Experience
• Bachelor of science in Health Economics or equivalent.
• With at least 1 year of working experience in related field.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs June 25th 2021.

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June 11, 2021, 2:03 p.m.

Research Officer (1 post) - BOHEMIA Project, Kibiti/Rufiji

Ifakara is seeking a qualified and experienced Research Officer to work as field entomologist in the Entomology work package within a big cluster randomized clinical trial of Broad One Health Endectocide-based Malaria Interventions in Africa (BOHEMIA). The research officer (field entomologist) will assist the Research Scientist (Senior Entomologist) to implement and supervise the activities of entomology work package on evaluation of impact of repeated ivermectin MDA on vector populations and their transmission activities in Rufiji and Kibiti districts, Tanzania.

Qualification and Experience
• Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Biology, Zoology, General Science, Environmental Science, Molecular Biology, or Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and any other related fields; MSc in medical entomology is also considered and is an added advantage.
• Experience of at least 2 years on medical entomology especially field entomological surveys, mosquito handling and rearing, laboratory, field and semi-field entomological bioassays will be a significant importance.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs June 25th 2021.

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June 10, 2021, 11:15 a.m.

Data Officer (1 post) – Insectary, Bagamoyo

Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to fill the vacant position of Data officer who will work at IHI insectary Bagamoyo to maintain data in the computerized system, perform routine data management on the flow of data from the respective field/ Insectary Activities, and help on data programming, cleaning and data analysis in the projects and support the PI and other staff in managing and interpreting data.

Qualification and Experience
Bachelor Degree in science / informatics.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs June 24th 2021

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June 10, 2021, 11:03 a.m.

Research Scientist (1 Post) – DE Project, Ifakara

Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to fill the vacant position of Research Scientist at the District Entomology project in Ifakara. The Research Scientist will be required to publish manuscript in internationally recognized journals, apply research proposals for funding, supervise students, prepare project reports and conduct presentations at institutional level of international level when required.

Qualification and Experience
• MSc Public Health in Research.
• Working experience of two (2) years.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs June 24th 2021

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June 10, 2021, 11 a.m.

Research Officer - (4 posts) - IPTI, Dar es Salaam

Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced individuals to fill the vacant positions of Research Officers who will work as Field Interviewers in Lindi region. The Research Officer will be required to collect qualitative data for iPTI project.

Qualification and Experience
• Bachelor degree of social sciences or any related qualifications from recognized Institution.
• Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in qualitative research and data collection.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs June 24th 2021

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June 10, 2021, 10:56 a.m.

Field Worker (2 posts) – Insectary, Bagamoyo

Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced individuals to fill the vacant positions of Field worker who will work as a technician in the Insectary testing laboratory Bagamoyo and perform mosquito rearing, mosquito preparation for specified experiments including dissection whenever necessary. Also, He/she will be responsible for cleanness in the testing laboratory and maintain equipment and facilities in good condition.

Qualification and Experience
• Certificate in secondary education/Certificate in primary education with two years’ experience may be considered.

 Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs June 24th 2021

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June 10, 2021, 10:47 a.m.

Field Worker (1 post) - Mosquito Mobility, Ifakara

Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to fill the vacant position of Technician who will work closely to scientists in Mosquito Mobility study and provide support in various experiments such as field mosquito’s collection, rearing of mosquitoes in the insectary and testing various interventions in both semi fields and fields.

Qualification and Experience
• Form 4 and 8 years of working experience.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs June 24th 2021.

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June 10, 2021, 6:39 a.m.

Research Offer (1 post) – CDCI, Ifakara

Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to fill a vacant position of Research Officer who will work as a medical doctor at CDCI Cohort which is run in collaboration with Ifakara Health Institute and Saint Francis Referral Hospital (SFRH) in Ifakara.

Qualification and Experience
• Degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) / Bachelor of Medicine.
• Certificate of Internship.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs August 1st 2021.

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June 1, 2021, 1:24 p.m.

Field Interviewer (2 posts) - Heart & Lung Clinic/SFRH, Ifakara

Ifakara is looking for three (3) qualified and experienced individuals to take the position of Field Interviewer and work as Community Health Workers (CHWs) in the Heart and Lung Clinic and the St. Francis Referral Hospital (SFRH) in Ifakara.

Qualification and Experience
• Form IV or form VI, preferably with Certificate in community health worker, Community based health training in any medical discipline.
• Experience in clinical care for heart and lung disease, HIV and TB.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs June 11th, 2021.

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June 1, 2021, 1:14 p.m.

Lab Technician - TranSMIT, Bagamoyo

Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to take the position of Laboratory Technician who will work as insectary technician. The Insectary technician will be required to work at our branch in Bagamoyo to provide technical assistance and coordinate all aspects of rearing and maintenance of Anopheles gambiae (An. gambiae) s.s (IFAKARA) mosquito colony.

Qualification and Experience
• Diploma in medical laboratory, clinical medicine or health laboratory sciences.
• Relevant experience of working within a research laboratory.
• Previous experience of working with live insects.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs June 11th, 2021.

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June 1, 2021, 1:13 p.m.

Intern (1 post) - ICT, Dar

Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced ndividual to fill a vacant position of Intern in the ICT unit, Dar es Salaam. The Intern will be charged with ensuring proper service and maintenance of Ifakara ICT equipment/tools. Also, they will perform daily activities of ICT unit - mainly support to the staff and collaborators.

Qualification and Experience
• Must be a holder of Diploma in ICT / Computer Science.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs June 11th, 2021.

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June 1, 2021, 2:23 p.m.

Research Scientist (1 post) - Data Science Project based at ZAMEP, Zanzibar

IHI seeks a qualified and experienced Research Scientist to work with a project on Data Science which is mandated to develop and strengthen the required capacity for local scientists as well as to work on mathematical modelling, machine learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI), software programming, and in data management & analysis related projects.  The project is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Scientist will be based at the Zanzibar Malaria Elimination Program (ZAMEP) in Zanzibar. The Scientist will support and build capacity of ZAMEP staff in the implementation of mosquito database management system for routine entomological monitoring (across different mosquito species) and the integration of malaria related surveillance systems.

Qualification and Experience
• Holder of MSc in Health Informatics, computer science, Mathematics, Statistics or any other related discipline.
• Knowledge on malaria transmission including control and elimination strategies.
• Having previous experiences supporting a malaria control/elimination program or a similar national program a plus.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs June 19th, 2021.

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May 19, 2021, 8:12 a.m.

Research Scientist - Animal Health (1 post) - BOHEMIA Project, Rufiji/Kibiti

IHI is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to take the position of Research Scientist. The Scientist will work as senior veterinary officer charged with animal health in the Health Economics work package for the Broad One Health Endectocide-based Malaria Interventions in Africa (BOHEMIA) project. BOHEMIA is a consortium funded by UNITAID to evaluate Mass Drug Administration (MDA) of ivermectin to humans and/or livestock if it holds potential to complement current malaria vector control tools and further reduce malaria transmission, moving us closer to the goal of malaria elimination.

Qualification and Experience
• Educated in veterinary medicine with a Master Degree (Master of Veterinary Medicine - MVM).
• Doctor license to practice veterinary medicine within Tanzania (registered with the Tanzania Veterinary Council and Tanzania Veterinary Association).

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs May 31st 2021.

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May 19, 2021, 8:11 a.m.

Field Supervisor (1 post) - Star Homes Project, Mtwara

IHI is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to take the position of Field Supervisor. The supervisor will work closely with scientists to provide support in various experiments such as field mosquitoes and houseflies collections, sorting and recording taxonomic data and setting data loggers for the indoor environmental measurements in the Star-Homes Phase II project: Household Evaluation.

Qualification and Experience
Form 4/6 graduate with 5 years of working experience.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs May 31st 2021.

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May 19, 2021, 8:08 a.m.

Fieldworker (2 posts) - Star Homes Project, Mtwara


IHI is looking for qualified and experienced individuals to take the position of Fieldworker. The Fieldworkers will work closely with volunteers and the community in the local area to set light mosquito traps, data loggers, sorting mosquitoes & houseflies and recording entomological data collected in the Star-Homes Phase II Household Evaluation project.

Qualification and Experience
Form 4 graduate with 5 years of working experience.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs May 31st 2021.

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May 11, 2021, 10:01 a.m.

Research Scientist - CHMI Project, Bagamoyo

IHI is looking for a Research Scientist to support the CHMI project. This is a work-related PhD fellowship post. The Research Scientist will be required to undertake PhD training in the project. The Scientist will also be responsible for immunological evaluation of the in-vivo transmission model in close collaboration with a team of clinicians, immunologists and molecular biologists.

Qualification and Experience
• Master’s degree in any biological science subject.
• At least 2 years of laboratory-based experience in immunology, host-pathogen interactions, immune regulations and infectious diseases.
• Having at least two (2) publications in accredited peer-reviewed journals, and being the FIRST author in at least ONE publication.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is May 21st 2021.

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Biomedical Engineer (1 post) - NEST360 Program, Dar

IHI is looking for a Biomedical Engineer to support The Newborn Essential Solutions and Technologies (NEST) program which aims at implementing comprehensive newborn care through innovative lifesaving technologies, the provision of both technical and clinical capacity-building, implementation of clinical and technical educational programs and the building of a sustainable distribution network. The Biomedical engineer will be responsible for leading all engineering maintenance and coordination initiatives.

Qualification and Experience
• Degree in engineering or other related disciplines.
• Post-graduates are highly encouraged to apply.
• Two to four (2-4) years of experience in engineering in the health or development field.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is April 30th 2021.

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Senior Research Scientist/Research Scientist (2 Posts) - BOHEMIA, Rufiji and Kibiti

Ifakara Health Institute is looking for Senior Research Scientist/Research Scientist (2 posts) to support research work in the entomology work package within the big cluster randomized clinical trial of the Broad One Health Endectocide-based Malaria Interventions in Africa (BOHEMIA). The work stations for both positions are Rufiji and Kibiti, Tanzania.

Qualification and Experience
• A PhD in medical entomology/Master of Science in vector biology, medical entomology or veterinary entomology or related disciplines (but with more experience) will also be considered.
• Experience of at least 2 years in medical entomology, especially field entomological surveys, mosquito handling and rearing, laboratory, and field and semi-field entomological bioassays will be of significant importance.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is April 30th 2021.

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Nurse – Volunteer (3 posts) at the Clinical Trials Facility, Bagamoyo

IHI is looking for Nurses to Volunteer in a phase III randomised controlled multi- centre trial to evaluate the efficacy of the R21/ Matrix-M vaccine in African children against clinical Malaria (VAC 078).

Qualification and Experience
• Diploma in Nursing registered level.
• Five (5) years of working experience.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is April 23rd 2021.

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Research Officer – Volunteer (1 post) at the Clinical Trials Facility, Bagamoyo

IHI is looking for a Research Officer - Volunteer to work in a phase III randomised controlled multi-centre trial to evaluate the efficacy of the R21/ Matrix-M vaccine in African children against clinical Malaria (VAC 078).

Qualification and Experience
• Bachelor degree in Medicine/ MD.
• Working experience of 1 year.
 
Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is April 23rd 2021.

 

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Lab Technician – Volunteer (1 post) at the Clinical Trials Facility, Bagamoyo

IHI is looking for Lab Technicians to volunteer in the laboratory to support processing of samples from the Clinical Trials Facility and health facilities in Bagamoyo. The Technician will be required to work in a professional and ethical manner in line with GCP, GCPL and approved trial protocol within strategic objectives of IHI, and the public health needs.

Qualification and Experience
• Diploma in medical laboratory technology, registered.
• Working experience of 2 to 3 years.

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The deadline for receiving applications is April 23rd 2021.

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Clinical Officer - Volunteers (2 posts) at the Clinical Trials Facility, Bagamoyo

IHI is looking for Clinical Officer - Volunteers to work in a phase III randomised controlled multi- centre trial to evaluate the efficacy of the R21/ Matrix-M vaccine in African children against clinical Malaria (VAC 078)

Qualification and Experience
• Diploma in Clinical Medicine.
• At least 1 year of working experience.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is April 23rd 2021.

 

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Field Officers (18 posts) - TIMCI Project, Tabora, Tanga, Mwanza

IHI is looking for qualified and experienced Field Officers to perform a pilot work in a project title Tools for Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (TIMCI). This is a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial of pulse oximetry and clinical decision support algorithms in primary care in Tanzania.

Qualification and Experience
Diploma in Sociology, Public Administration, Community Development, Nursing or Clinical Medicine; or an Advanced Diploma in Clinical Medicine (AMO).

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is April 27th 2021.

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Nurse (30 posts) - Bohemia Project, Rufiji

IHI is looking for thirty (30) qualified and experienced Nurses to join the big cluster randomized clinical trial of Broad One Health Endectocide-based Malaria Interventions in Africa (BOHEMIA).

Qualification and Experience
• Diploma or Certificate in Nursing, must be registered.
• Experience in clinical services at the dispensary/health center/hospital/ research project.  

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is April 9th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Field Supervisor/Assistant Entomologist (10 posts) - Bohemia, Rufiji

IHI is looking for ten (10) experienced Field Supervisor / Assistant Entomologists to work in the entomology work package within the big cluster randomized clinical trial of Broad One Heallth Endectocide-based Malaria Interventions in Africa (BOHEMIA).

Qualification and Experience
• Holders of Form IV or VI certificates in science subjects preferably Chemistry and Biology; holders of certificates or diploma in related field like medical laboratory, environmental science, vector control, medical entomology will have an added advantage.
• Previous experience of at least 3-4 years, preferably working in environmental health and ecological sciences or any other entomology department, on field entomological surveys, mosquito handling and rearing, mosquito taxonomy, mosquito dissection, laboratory, field and semi-field entomological bioassays will be a significant importance.

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The deadline for receiving applications is April 9th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Research Officer / Master Studentship – 1 post, Bohemia Project

Ifakara in collaboration with the Schürch Lab in the Department of Entomology at Virginia Tech-USA is seeking a highly motivated Tanzanian to take the position of Research Officer / Master Studentship to join the Unitaid funded BOHEMIA project. The focus of the student’s research will be to determine the impact on dung fauna of the use of the antiparasitic drug ivermectin in cattle. The research supports the mission of One Health, the collaborative effort to attain health for people, animals, and our environment.

Qualification and Experience
• Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Ecology, Zoology, Entomology, or Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine or any related field with a minimum G.P.A of 3.0 (or equivalent).
• A course in organic chemistry is a prerequisite for enrollment in the Department of Entomology.
• Previous experience with identifying insects is highly desired for the project.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is April 15th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Research Officer - Intern (1 post) - Mosquito NET Project, Ifakara

IHI is looking for a Research Officer - Intern who will participate in research with Mosquito NET projects in Ifakara within the Environmental and Ecological Science (EHES) department. The Intern will participate in the publication of manuscript in internationally recognized peer reviewed journals. Assisted by the Research Scientist, the Intern will write research proposals for funding and will prepare project progress reports and cconduct presentations to EHES staff and IHI scientists when needed.

Qualification and Experience
• Bachelor of Science in Mathematics /Statistics or Biotechnology and Laboratory sciences.
• Fresh from university with 3.5 GPA and above.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is March 19th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Research Officer - Intern ( 1 post) - BOHEMIA Project, Rufiji

IHI is looking for a Research Officer – Intern who will participate in research for the Broad One Health Endectocide-Based Malaria Intervention in Africa (Bohemia). The BOHEMIA program is embedded with two department of Environmental Sciences and Health system sciences. The Intern will participate to work the package under Health systems to prepare SOPs for achieve, supervise records management clerks on labeling, scanning, storing and filling program documents prepare reports and do presentation on achieving.

Qualification and Experience
• Bachelor of science Health System Management or System Information.
• Bachelor of records management.
• Fresh from the University.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is March 19th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Fieldworkers (10 posts) - BOHEMIA Project, Rufiji/Kibiti


IHI is looking for experienced Field Workers /Entomology Technicians to work in the Broad One Health Endectocide-based Malaria Interventions in Africa (BOHEMIA) project. Among other duties, the Fieldworkers will be required to conduct mosquito trapping and collections, larval collections from field during evaluation of impact of repeated ivermectin MDA on vector populations and their transmission activities in Rufiji and Kibiti Districts.

Qualification and Experience
• Form IV or Form VI on science subjects preferably Chemistry and Biology; holder of certificates or diploma in related field like medical laboratory, environmental science, vector control, medical entomology will be an added advantage.
• Previous experience of at least 2 years, preferably working with EHES or any other entomology department, on field entomological surveys, mosquito handling and rearing, mosquito taxonomy, mosquito dissection, laboratory, field and semi-field entomological bioassays will be a significant importance.

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The deadline for receiving applications is March 19th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Clinical Officer (1 post) - ITENs Project, Msata

IHI is looking for a Clinical Officer to fill a vacant position in the ITENs Project based at Msata in Coast Region (Pwani). The Officer will be charged with carrying on research as per research protocol, taking history, examining, diagnosing and treating malaria patients during the study. Also, the Officer will sensitize participants on malaria testing, enroll patients to the study after investigation and collect and compile blood for malaria testing and manage patients in the process of recruitment.

Qualification and Experience
• Diploma/Advanced Diploma in clinical medicine from registered and recognized institutions.
• Two-year experience in research.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is March 17th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Research Officer (1 post) - PanACEA Project, Dar

IHI is looking for a Research Officer to fill a vacant position in the PanACEA II project. The research officer will work as a medical doctor at the TB clinic to do investigation, recruit and provide medication to study participants in the cohort.

Qualification and Experience
• Doctor of Medicine/Medical Doctor (MD)/Bachelor of Medicine.
• Two-year experience in clinical research.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is March 15th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Research Officer (1 post) - Autodissemination Project, Ifakara

IHI is looking for a Research Officer to work with the Pyriproxyfen Autodissemination project based in Ifakara. The Officer will be required to conducting research activities on mosquito borne diseases and their surveillances; meet minimum performance required by a research officer at IHI; present research findings from time to time to the thematic group meetings; and do some paper writing and data analysis.

Qualifications
• Holders of bachelors of science in Biology or Molecular Biology or any other related field may apply.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is March 11th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Nurses/Assistant Nursing Officers (5 posts) - Calcium Project, Dar

IHI is looking for Nurses/Assistant Nursing Officers to fill vacant positions in the Calcium project. The nurses will work at antenatal care clinics and collect data on mothers and infants enrolled in the study. Candidates will play an essential role in data collection for the trial and ensure optimal care is provided for the participants.

Qualification and Experience
• Certificate in Nursing/ or Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution, registered with the Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery council (TNMC).
• Prior experience working in clinical research and in an antenatal clinic is an added advantage.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is February 26th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Field Interviewers (4 posts) - Calcium Project, Dar

IHI is looking for Field Interviewers to fill vacant positions in the Calcium project. The Interviewers will work at the study antenatal care clinics and assist the study nurses to collect data on mothers and infants enrolled in the study..

Qualification and Experience
• Certificate of Secondary Education (Form IV/VI).
• Holding a certificate in nursing and experience working on a clinical trial will be an added advantage.

Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is February 26th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Data Manager (1 post) - Dynamic Project - Ifakara

IHI is looking for a Data Manager to fill a vacant position in the Dynamic project. The Data Manager will support and maintain the data systems of the project in close collaboration with the IT Coordinator/Software Developer. The Manager will support the project team through developing data management and data cleaning plans, reviewing and analyzing data discrepancies, managing and resolving data quality issues together with the field-based staff, and reporting routinely to the study team.

Qualification and Experience

• Bachelor Degree in one of the following quantitative fields: Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Project Management, Data Science, or Mathematics.
• A master’s level qualification is preferred.
• Three-year experience in data systems, programming, and analytic experience (experience in the health sector with health information systems would be an asset).

Important Dates and More

The deadline for receiving applications is February 25th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Research Scientist (1 post) - Deep Transmission Study - Ifakara

IHI is looking for a Research Scientist to join the Deep Transmission Study. The Scientist will be required to write and publish high quality scientific papers in peer reviewed and internationally recognized journals; and mentor and supervise research students to prepare reports and presentations. The Scientist will also present on progress and outcomes of the Deep Transmission research work to project and department staff and will write proposals and compete for research grants to address scientific questions in line with strategic objectives of IHI, and the public health needs.

Qualification and Experience

• MPhil in Data Science with specialization in Financial Technology.
• Working experience of 2 years.

Important Dates and More

The deadline for receiving applications is February 25th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Lab Technician - Insectary (1 post)

IHI is looking for a qualified candidate to fill a vacant position of Lab Technician to support research work at the IHI Insectary in Bagamoyo under the The TranSMIT (Transmission from submicroscopic malaria in Tanzania) project..

Qualification and Experience

•    Holder of diploma in medical laboratory, clinical medicine and health laboratory services.
•    Relevant experience of working within a research laboratory.
•    Experience of developing and following laboratory protocols.
•    Previous experience of working with live insects.

Important Dates and More

The deadline for receiving applications is February 5th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Data Science Jobs: Research Scientists (3) & Research Officers (3)

About These Jobs

Almost all malaria-endemic countries lack experienced modelers to develop and maintain model-based decision tools for malaria control and elimination. In addition, they lack data scientists with the programming capacity to manage and explore data that informs these models.

IHI is looking for qualified candidates (three Research Scientists & three Research Officers) to join the Data Science team which is mandated to develop and strengthen the required capacity for local scientists as well as to work on mathematical modelling, machine learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI), software programming, and in data management & analysis related projects.

The broad objective is to prepare a team of qualified data scientists who can eventually work on various projects in the country and beyond to support efforts geared to eliminate infectious diseases.

Qualification and Experience

> For the Research Scientist Post: Holder of MSc degree in comp–uter science, computer engineering, engineering, mathematics,      health informatics or any other related discipline.
> For the Research Officer Post: Holder of BA or BSc degree in computer science, computer engineering, engineering, mathematics, health informatics or any other related discipline.

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The deadline for receiving applications is January 29th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Pharmaceutical Technician - TB Clinic (1 Post)

IHI is looking for a Pharmaceutical Technician to work with the TB Clinic study at the Mwananyamala Regional Referral Hospital in Dar es Salaam to Handling of all clinical trial pharmaceutical matters (drug and vaccine) as assigned by the senior pharmacists and Principal investigator.

Qualification and Experience

  • Diploma in Pharmacy.
  • Pharmaceutical license as a technician.

Important Dates and More

The deadline for receiving applications is December 14th 2020.

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Senior Records Management Clerk - TB Clinic (1 Post)

IHI is looking for a Senior Records Management Clerk. The position requires a person who will work with the TB Clinic in supporting a study at the Mwananyamala Regional Referral Hospital in Dar es Salaam to take and keep records of the study participants, plan and coordinate logistics for the recruited study participants.

Qualification and Experience

A diploma in record management.

Important Dates and More

The deadline for receiving applications is December 14th 2020.

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Lab Technician - Sample Analysis in Haematology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Parasitology (1 Post)

IHI is looking for a Lab Technician will work with other team members in the Bagamoyo Laboratory under the supervision of the Lab Manager to perform various lab activities including sample analysis in haematology, biochemistry, microbiology and parasitology according to the SOPs, quality manual, ISO 15189:2012, safety manual, Sample collection Manual, GCP, GCLP and adherence to study protocols.

Qualification and Experience

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology, registered with 3 years of experience in the job.

Important Dates and More

The deadline for receiving applications is December 14th 2020.

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Field worker - Scientific Experiments (1 post)

IHI is looking for a Field worker will work closely with project leaders / scientists to provide support in various scientific experiments, including field mosquito trapping and collection, rearing of mosquitoes in the insectary, and testing various interventions both in semi field and in the fieldThe Field worker will work closely with project leaders / scientists to provide support in various scientific experiments, including field mosquito trapping and collection, rearing of mosquitoes in the insectary, and testing various interventions both in semi field and in the field.

Qualification and Experience

Form Four certificate with five-year experience in relevant fieldwork

Important Dates and More

The deadline for receiving applications is December 14th 2020.

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Data Officer - Clinical Trials Research (1 post)

IHI is looking for a Data Officer to oversee and manage clinical trial data from design through to final delivery of clinical datasets to the sponsor. The officer will provide technical expertise in the management and processing of clinical data, within the trial to ensure that they are executed in an efficient, accurate and timely manner to the sponsor’s satisfaction.

Qualification & Experience
  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree in Statistics, Applied Statistics, Biostatistics, or Computer Science.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in data management and/or related work experience in a clinical research setting.
  • Familiar with statistical packages i.e. Stata, SPSS, R, SAS.
  • Knowledge of Data Management full cycle.
  • Basic IT skills i.e. software installations, printer installations and trouble shootings.
  • Working knowledge of Good Clinical Practices, Clinical research, Clinical trial process and related regulatory requirements and terminology.
  • Working knowledge of Clinical database applications such as EDC and CTMS and data management databases such as MS access, Excel SQL or Visual basics.
Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is November 24th 2020.

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Research Scientist/Officer - Heart & Lung diseases (1 post)

IHI is looking for a medical specialist to work as Research Scientist or Research Officer who will deal with patients with heart and lung diseases in its Kilombero and Ulanga Antiretroviral Cohort (KIULARCO) Clinic in Ifakara. The Clinic is run in collaboration with the Swiss TPH, St Francis Referral Hospital, Ifakara. The specialist will attend to patients under the Chronic Diseases Clinic of Ifakara (CDCI) to deliver improved clinical service and research.

Qualification & Experience
Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine, anesthesiology, intensive care, or emergency medicine. An MD/ Bachelor of Medicine with knowledge in anesthesiology, intensive care, or emergency medicine will be considered. Experience in clinical care for patients with chronic diseases (e.g. HIV, TB, heart and lung diseases).
 
Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is November 19th 2020.

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Clarification: POETIC not a COVID-19 project

The Ifakara Health Institute Human Resources (HR) team has clarified on the upcoming project named, POETIC, which stands for "Provision of Essential Treatment in Critical Illness." Summarily, the General Notice to stakeholders and the public categorically states: POETIC is not a COVID-19 project.

In two vacancy announcements for Project Manager and Project Officer from the HR for POETIC posted recently, it was erroneously indicated on the project title that POETIC is a COVID-19 project.

To read the notice:

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Biomedical Engineer (1 post)

IHI is looking for a Biomedical Engineer to support the Newborn Essential Solutions and Technologies (NEST) program at IHI. The Biomedical engineer will be responsible for leading all engineering maintenance and coordination initiatives.

Qualifications

Degree in engineering or other related discipline. Post-graduate levels are highly encouraged to apply. 2-4 years of experience in engineering in the health or development field.

Important dates and more details
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs August 14, 2020.

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Clinical Training Coordinator (1 post)

IHI is looking for a Clinical Training Coordinator to support the Newborn Essential Solutions and Technologies (NEST) program at IHI. The Clinical Training Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating, managing and evaluating NEST’s training activities within health facilities and training institutions across Tanzania.

Qualifications

Bachelor Degree in public health, nursing, midwifery or other health discipline 2-3 years of experience in the provision/ coordination of training in a clinical/health setting.

Important dates and more details
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs August 14, 2020.

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Infectious Diseases Modelling Program Interns (6)

IHI in collaboration with various partners plans to implement an Internship Program on Infectious Diseases Modelling: Software Development, Data Management & Analysis, and mathematical Modelling with MSc and PhD opportunities – as detailed in the Internship Program Information. This program will be hosted by the Training and Capacity Building Unit at IHI with initial support from Pan-African Mosquito Control Association (PAMCA). Therefore, the Institute is looking for six (6) qualified candidates to join an internship program and potentially MSc and PhD programs.
 
Qualifications

Holder of BA or BSc or MSc in computer science, computer engineering, engineering, mathematics, health informatics or any other related discipline.

Important dates and more details
The deadline for receiving applications is June 5, 2020.
 

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