The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is a Ugandan not-for-profit organization whose mission is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with strong emphasis on infectious diseases, through research and capacity development. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research, Laboratory services (including the CAP-certified

IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab), Global Health Security and Health System

In cooperation with different international collaborators, IDI will conduct an observational study on patients with chronic Hepatitis B and Schistosomiasis infection over a duration of 5 years.

In order to successfully, implement the project, IDI is looking for a competent and experienced individual to fill the position below on a full-time basis:

Job Title: Study Doctor

Vacancy Code: HBSD-001

Duty Station: St. Mary’s Lacor Hospital, Gulu

Classification: Fulltime

Reports to: Project Coordinator

General summary:

The study doctor is responsible for correct patient recruitment and follow-up. Furthermore, it is the study doctor’s responsibility to ensure, that Case Report Forms are filled correctly, study participants results are reviewed in a timely matter and discussed with the treating clinician and Principle Investigators.

Key Responsibilities:

 Identifying potential study participants incl. screening procedures

 Obtaining Informed Consent correctly and from all potential study participants

 Recruitment of study participants

 Follow-up / ensures all study visits are performed on time and according to protocol

 Accurate filling of the Case report Forms

 Discussion of results with treating clinicians and PIs

Person specifications:

 MBChB degree

 Completion of Internship and an up to date registration and medical practice license

 Training in HIV/AIDS preferred

 Research experience an added advantage

 GCP certificate

 Excellent communication and organizational skills

 Ability to work under pressure and accomplish tasks with minimal supervision

 Should be flexible with working in either Kampala or Gulu.

How to apply;

Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in these positions should send their CVs, including details of email address, present position, current
remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later than 14th February, 2021. Email your
application and CV to

Key Notes:

1. IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process.

2. Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will be given priority.

3. Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document.

4. Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.

5. Please note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your application will not be considered.

6. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
7. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Senior Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda