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Muhimbili University of Health & Allied Sciences,

MUHIMBILI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES

JOB VACANCIES
Development of an HIV Negative Registration Cohort for Future Participation in an HIV Vaccine (Known as PrEPVacc) Study is seeking to hire staff to work with the project. This is a prospective, longitudinal observational study aimed to recruit and estimate HIV incidence in a cohort of HIV-negative volunteers at risk of HIV infection and to prepare them for participation in the PrEPVacc HIV vaccine trial. The following are job vacancies for the PrEPVacc study: –

MEDICAL OFFICER / ASSISTANT MEDICAL OFFICER 1 POST

(a) Required Qualifications
Holder of Doctor of Medicine from a recognized University/Institution, plus
successful completion of a one year internship and must be registered by the Medical Council of Tanganyika. A minimum of 3 years of work experience is required.Applications from Holders of Assistant Medical Officer’s Diploma and a public health background (MPH) with a minimum of 3 years of work experience are also accepted. Applicant must be registered by the Medical Council of Tanganyika.

(b) Duties and Responsibilities

Consenting process that includes providing briefing sessions and obtaining informed consent
Assist with screening, evaluation and management of study participants
Fills and checks source documents and CRFs
Participate in the community outreach activities
Prepare meeting minutes and reports for the study
Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
NURSING OFFICER /ASSISTANT NURSING OFFICER 2 POSTS

(a) Required Qualifications
Holder of Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a recognized
Institution/University plus successful completion of a one-year internship.
Applicant must be registered by the Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery Council. A minimum of 3 years of working experience in clinical trials is required. Applications from Holders of Diploma in Nursing from a recognized Institution/University with a minimum of 5 years of work experience in clinical trials are also accepted. Applicant must be registered by the Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery Council.



(b) Duties and Responsibilities

Consenting process that includes briefing session and obtaining informed consent.
Providing pre and post test counseling for HIV
Providing and advising on family planning
Able to perform phlebotomy
Participate in the community outreach
Administer study investigational products
Performing and interpreting HIV testing
Completing of source documentation and transcribing in CRFs
Query resolution
Vaccine administration
Participant tracing and follow up
Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
DATA MANAGER II 1 POST

(a) Required Qualifications
Holder of Bachelor degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or
Health Informatics from any recognized Institution/University with extensive knowledge in relational databases RDBMS, SPSS, STATA, Excel etc. A minimum of 3 years working experience in the relevant field is required.

(b) Duties and Responsibilities

Create and enforce policies for effective data management.
Devise and implement efficient and secure procedures for data handling and analysis with attention to all technical aspects
Implement rules and procedures for data sharing with upper management, external stakeholders etc.
Support others in the daily use of data systems and ensure adherence to legal and company standards
Assist with reports and data extraction when needed
Monitor and analyze information and data systems and evaluate their performance to
discover ways of enhancing them (new technologies, upgrades etc.)
Ensure digital databases and archives are protected from security breaches and data losses
Troubleshoot data-related problems and authorize maintenance or modifications
Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by one’s reporting officer.
GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR ALL POSTS
(i) Postal address, email address and telephone numbers.
(ii) Applicants shall make sure they take into consideration all information given in this advertisement. Applicants must attach an up to date Curriculum Vitae (CV) including a reliable contact.
(iii) The title of the position applied for shall be written in the subject of the application letter and marked on the envelope.
(iv) Applicants must attach their relevant certified copies of Academic certificates and transcripts as follows: –
(a) First Degree/Advanced Diploma, Diploma/Certificates.
(b) Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates.
(c) Computer Certificates where applicable.
(d) Professional Certificates from respective councils where applicable.
(e) One recent passport size picture and copy of birth certificate.
(v) Form IV and Form VI result slips are strictly not accepted. Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will lead to legal action.
(vi) Applicants shall indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
(vii) Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) – {Degree Level} or National Accreditation Council for Technical Education (NACTE) – {Diploma Level} or National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) – {Secondary Education}, should verify certificates from foreign Countries.
(viii) Applicants must consider that their Colleges/Universities are recognized and registered by Government Authorities.
(ix) Only shortlisted candidates will be informed about the date of the interview.
(x) Deadline of receiving Applications will be one week from the date it appeared on the website.

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS: –

Principal Investigator
PrEPVacc Study
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Block D, First Floor
9 Upanga Nations Road, Upanga
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.


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