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Research Officer – (Medical Doctor) 1 Post, Dar

Job Summary  
Position: Research Officer – (Medical Doctor) 1 Post
Reports To: Project Leader
Work Station: Dar es Salaam
Apply By: 20th June 2024


Institute Overview

Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a leading research organization in Africa with a strong track record in developing, testing and validating innovations for health. Driven by a core strategic mandate for research, training and services, the Institute’s work now spans a wide spectrum, covering biomedical and ecological sciences, intervention studies, health-systems research, service delivery and policy translation.

Position Summary

The Ifakara Health Institute is seeking a qualified Research Officer to join the MAMS STEP2C project. He/she will provide high-quality medical care to patients, diagnose and treat a variety of conditions, and promote health education. This role requires a professional with excellent clinical skills, strong interpersonal abilities, and a commitment to patient care.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Screening of the patients: Identify eligible patients for the study
  • Enrolment of the patients: register eligible patients into the study
  • Management of the patients: Oversee and coordinate the care and progress of patients throughout the study
  • Identification and Management of adverse and severe adverse events: Detect and address any negative reactions or side effects patients may experience
  • Follow up of the patients: Ensure continued monitoring and care of patients
  • Initial development of SOPs: Create detailed, standardized procedures to ensure consistency and quality in all study-related activities.
  • Management of site investigator files (ISF): Maintain comprehensive and organized records of all site-related documentation.
  • Communication with Regulatory authority and Ethics: Ensure all activities comply with regulatory and ethical standards.

Qualification and Experience

  • Degree in medicine (MD)
  • Experience in clinical research
  • Must have experience in working as a clinical Research Coordinator, this is Mandatory.

Skills and Competencies

  • Patient Management skills
  • Computer skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.


An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates as per IHI salary scales.

Equal Opportunity

IHI is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit intentional biases or discrimination and harassment of any kind at the work place and during recruitment. All employment decisions are based solely on job requirements and individual qualifications, and our recruitment process is governed by the labour laws of Tanzania.

Mode of Application

The deadline for this application is 17:00 hrs on June 20 2024. All e-mail application subject lines should include: [Research Offer (MD)– MAMS STEP2C]. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.

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