Biostatistician Needed

BACKGROUND: NACCAP II Arise Project is a Dutch funded project based at Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MaKCHS) aimed at consolidating and improving sustainable research development in the Sub-Saharan institutions. One of the activities of the program is to provide data management and statistical support to students and faculty. The program is looking for a knowledgeable, enthusiastic and compassionate individual for the position below;

Job Title: Biostatistician
Reporting to: Head of the Clinical Trials Unit (CTU)

Duties and Responsibilities: The overall responsibility is to provide data management and statistical support to the students and Faculty at Makerere University College of Health Sciences.

Specific duties

  1. To conduct, participate in trainings; and provide statistical technical support to post graduate students and faculty of Makerere University College of Health Sciences.
  2. To conduct data management and statistical analyses for studies conducted by and under the auspices of the Makerere University College of Health Sciences Clinical Trial Unit (MaKCHS-CTU).
  3. To develop materials for training in statistical design, conduct, and analysis clinical and Community Interventional Trials.
  4. To develop a state of the art Data Management and statistical Division within the MaKCHS-CTU, and under the Research Support Center; and to supervise data management and statistical staff performing in MaKCHS-CTU.
  5. To participate in writing grant proposals and reports for and on behalf of the MaKCHS-CTU.
  6. To participate in facilitating ACREM courses conducted through the NACCAP ARISE project
  7. To perform any other relevant duties assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications and job specifications:Ôö¼├í
1) A MasterÔÇÖs Degree in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics or its equivalent (2) At least 2 years experience of working in an academic or research environment (3) Experience managing and analyzing data.

How to apply: Application together with a current CV indicating 2 professional References and day time telephone contact plus copies of relevant certificates should be hand delivered not later than 4pm Friday 7th March 2014 to:

Head, Clinical Trials Unit
3rd Floor Clinical Research Building,
Upper Mulago Hill Road
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