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Social Science Research Team Leader (03 Positions) – MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda research Unit

The Unit is an internationally recognised centre of excellence with dominant research themes in the areas of HIV and emerging infections, vaccines and immunity, and chronic diseases and cancer. Through a multidisciplinary approach, intersecting basic science, epidemiological research, social-behavioural research and the conduct of new intervention evaluation studies, the Unit contributes knowledge on changing epidemics and diseases, the evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention and the development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide. Following the signing of strategic transfer agreements between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Medical Research Council (MRC UK), the Unit formally joined LSHTM on 1st February 2018.

The exciting new partnership will boost research capacity into current and emerging health issues in Africa and throughout the world. The Unit is based at the UVRI Entebbe campus with established outposts in Kalungu, Masaka, Wakiso and Kampala Districts. The Unit is now seeking enthusiastic and experienced individuals to fill the following positions:

Social Science Research Team Leader (03 Positions)

Position Code: SSRTL-1021

Reports to: Project Leader

Station: Kampala & Kyamulibwa

Job Purpose:

The job holder is to support the project leader and PI of a project in the implementation of
the study with a particular focus on qualitative data collection and analysis, training and
mentoring of research assistants and field workers, and involvement of the delivery of social science training in the Unit.

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How to Apply

Follow the link below to fill a form and submit your application documentation:
https://redcap.link/SSRTL
Filling the form more than once will lead to automatic disqualification. High level of integrity while filling the form is required and will be considered during shortlisting.
Combine all your application documentation i.e. cover letter, CV & academic documents into one PDF document. Deadline for application is 15th October 2021, 5:00pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. This position is open to Ugandan nationals only. Strictly follow the application procedure as failure to do so will lead
to automatic disqualification. Only online applications through the link provided will be
accepted.

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