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4 Job Opportunities at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), Research Officers Dar es Salaam

Position: Research Officers – (4-Posts)

 

Reports To: Field supervisor/Project leader

Work Station: Dar es Salaam

Apply By: June 24th 2021

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 and policy translation.

Position Summary

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.

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Collect data for iPTI project (feasible and acceptability module).
  • Conduct in depth interviewers (Health facility, Community and District level).
  • Conduct Focus group Discussions (community).
  • Ensure accuracy of data collected.
  • Follow all research ethics.
  • Transcript and translation of data collected.
  • Perform any additional task by the PL and/or site director of IHI and/or director of SFDRH
  • when necessary.

 

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.

 

Skills and Competencies

 

  • Fluent in both Swahili and English.
  • Computer skills.
  • Skills in qualitative collection and data management (collection, handling and record keeping).
  • Excellent skills in problem solving and team work.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Professional attitude with high level of integrity.
  • Able to meet deadlines.
  • Good command on the use of electronic gadgets (Tape recorder and Tablet).
  • Adhere to IHI core values (Transparency, Accountability, Respect, Integrity and Initiative).

 

Remuneration

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

All candidates who meet the above job requirements should send their application letters together with their detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) showing contact addresses including email, telephone/cell phone numbers and copies of academic and professional certificates to the email address below.

The deadline for this application is 17:00hrs on Thursday the 24th of June 2021. All e-mail application subject lines should include: Research Officer- IPTI qualitative. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.

Human Resources Manager

IFAKARA HEALTH INSTITUTE

#5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni

P.O. Box 78,373

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Email: recruitment@ihi.or.tz

 

2 Job Opportunities at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), Field Workers Bagamoyo

Position: Field Workers (2-posts)

Reports To: Supervisor

Work Station: Bagamoyo

Apply By: June 24th 2021

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 and policy translation.

Position Summary

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.

Duties and Responsibilities

 

    • Ensure all mosquito rearing work is performed under GLP with a set of SOPs provided.
    • Perform net cutting and wash as per GLP requirement.
  • Maintain equipment and facilities as dictated by set of standard operating procedures
  • Check regular if equipment’s are in appropriate working order.
  • Regularly check room temperature recording and reporting malfunctions to the supervisor.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the test room at all time.
  • Obtain experiment supplies and keep record as required.
  • Learn and perform mosquito dissection whenever necessary.
  • Participate in the mosquito sorting and preparation for specified experiments.
  • Attend any training that is required by the role.
  • Record keeping in data collection.
  • Carry out additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Qualification and Experience

Certificate in secondary education/Certificate in primary education with two years’ experience may be considered.

Skills and Competencies

 

  • He/She expected to maintain high standard of conduct and time keeping.
  • Must have good insectary laboratory practice.
  • Safely working with pesticides.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Flexible in your working hours.
  • Adhere to GLP standards.
  • Adhere to IHI core values (Transparency, Accountability, Respect, Integrity and Initiative).

 

Remuneration

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

All candidates who meet the above job requirements should send their application letters together with their detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) showing contact addresses including email, telephone/cell phone numbers and copies of academic and professional certificates to the email address below.

The deadline for this application is 17:00hrs on Thursday, The 24th June, 2021. All e-mail application subject lines should include: Field Worker – Insectary. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.

Human Resources Manager

IFAKARA HEALTH INSTITUTE

#5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni

P.O. Box 78,373

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Email: recruitment@ihi.or.tz

 

Job Opportunity at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), Research Scientist Ifakara

Position: Research Scientist (1 Post)

Reports To: Principal Investigator/Director of sciences

Work Station: Ifakara

Apply By: June 24th 2021

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

d services, the Institute’s work now spans a wide spectrum, covering biomedical

and ecological sciences, intervention studies, health-systems research and policy translation.

Position Summary

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.

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Maintain constant liaison and engagement with community members in the study areas to ensure smooth running of project activities.
  • Ensure that all relevant institutional, national and international regulations regarding scientific research are adhered to during the course of all project activities.
  • Ensure smooth working relationship between the project (project staff) and other projects within the institute.
  • Supervise research interns working with the team.
  • Supervise the technical staff, volunteers and field workers working within the project.
  • Ensure that all relevant quality control procedures and ethical guidelines are adhered to and that any deviations are properly documented and reported during all project activities and in accordance with requirements of good experimental practices.
  • Report on progress and outcomes of the project from time to time, by way of electronic or printed periodic reports, institutional presentations and relevant scientific conferences, where feasible.
  • Write and publish high quality scientific papers on your research work in peer reviewed and internationally recognized journals.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the project leader.

 

Qualification and Experience

 

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

 

Skills and Competencies

 

  • Must possess good writing skills.
  • Good scientific/investigational sills skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills Leadership skills and team work.
  • Must possess data analysis skills.
  • Mosquito identification knowledge is essential.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Ability to respond to deadlines.
  • Adhere to IHI core values (Transparency, Accountability, Respect, Integrity and Initiative).

 

Remuneration

 

  • 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

All candidates who meet the above job requirements should send their application letters together with their detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) showing contact addresses including email, telephone/cell phone numbers and copies of academic and professional certificates to the email address below.

The deadline for this application is 17:00hrs on Thursday the 24th of June 2021. All e-mail application subject lines should include: Research Scientist- DE. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.

Human Resources Manager

IFAKARA HEALTH INSTITUTE

#5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni

P.O. Box 78,373

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Email: recruitment@ihi.or.tz

 

 

Job Opportunity at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), Data Officer Bagamoyo

Position: Data officer (1- Post) 

Reports To: Data Manager/Project leader

Work Station: Bagamoyo

Apply By: June 24th 2021

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 and policy translation.

Position Summary

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.

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Provide programming support to projects for electrotonic questionnaire design and deployment.
  • Configure server and computer peripherals.
  • Analyze data received from field sites.
  • Ensure that all raw data generated are fully documented and recorded.
  • Assist in writing the final report and ensure the validity of the data in compliance with principles of GLP.
  • Prepare and present oral and written reports as required by SD or TFM.
  • Travel to the field sites to perform technical troubleshooting, solution implementations or provide supervision.
  • Assist and train users in the usage and settings of project tablet and computers.
  • Manage and updating VCPTU server.
  • Ensure that computerized systems used in the study have been validated.
  • Perform other duties assigned by project leader and test facility manager.

Qualification and Experience

Bachelor Degree in science and informatics.

Skills and Competencies

 

  • Excellent communication skills in and English
  • Knowledge on research and data management.
  • Adhere to IHI core values (Transparency, Accountability, Respect, Integrity and Initiative).

 

Remuneration

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

All candidates who meet the above job requirements should send their application letters together with their detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) showing contact addresses including email, telephone/cell phone numbers and copies of academic and professional certificates to the email address below.

The deadline for this application is 17:00hrs on Thursday, the 24th of June, 2021. All e-mail application subject lines should include: Data Office – Insectary. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.

Human Resources Manager

IFAKARA HEALTH INSTITUTE

#5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni

P.O. Box 78,373

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Email: recruitment@ihi.or.tz

 

Job Oportunity at Ifakara Health Institute, Research Offer Ifakara


Position
:            Research Officer (1- post) 

Reports to:        Project leader

Work Station:    Ifakara

 Apply By:           August 1st 2021

 

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 and policy translation.

Position Summary

Ifajara 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. The research officer will be required to treat, evaluate, diagnose and manage patients with HIV and or tuberculosis in the in- and outpatient facilities of the SFRH. The officer will also be required to deliver improved services in collaboration with the hospital, governmental authorities and collaborate within the existing research platform of the Kilombero and Ulanga Antiretroviral Cohort (KIULARCO) to develop an own research agenda and research project(s).

Duties and Responsibilities

 

    • Treat PLHIV and/or Tuberculosis according to National Guidelines for Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS and TB, Standard Treatment Guidelines, and Local guidelines.
    • Diagnose and treat opportunistic infections (OI) and/or referral to appropriate departments.
  • Maintain proper patient documentation, filling of case report forms (CRF) including CTC 1/2.
  • Consultation and ward rounds to PLHIV admitted to different departments at SFDRH.
  • Working in full agreement with the job descriptions; CDCI, Hospital, and government (MOHSW) regulations.
  • Provide health education and adherence counseling to PLHIV and clients attending CDCI.
  • Attend all compulsory meetings on Monday, to Friday at CDCI clinic and SFDRH clinical ha.
  • Attend scientific meetings at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI).
  • Contribution in planning, coordination, and performance of research activities/studies organized by IHI and other partners.
  • Any additional task by the PL and/or site director of IHI and/or director of SFDRH when necessary.

 

Qualification and Experience

 

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

 

 

Skills and Competencies

 

  • Fluent in both Swahili and English.
  • Interest in TB/HIV.
  • High motivation for research activities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.
  • capable of building and sustaining relationships with senior professionals.
  • Planning and organizing.
  • Professional attitude to work and clear work ethics.
  • Result orientated.
  • Adhere to IHI core values (Transparency, Accountability, Respect, Integrity and Initiative).

 

Remuneration

An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates as per IHI I schemes of service.

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

All candidates who meet the above job requirements should send their application letters through e- mail together with their detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) showing contact addresses including email, telephone/cell phone numbers and copies of academic and professional certificates to the address below.

The deadline for this application is 17:00hrs on Sunday, the 1st of August 2021. All e-mail application subject lines should include: Research Officer – CDCI.

Human Resources Manager

IFAKARA HEALTH INSTITUTE

#5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni

P.O. Box 78,373

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Email: recruitment@ihi.or.tz

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.

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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