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

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.