Jobs at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) March 2024 The Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a leading research organization based in Tanzania, focusing on health issues that affect the country and the wider region of Africa. IHI was established in 1956 as the Ifakara Centre, initially as a research station for the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH). It became an independent research organization in 2008 and has since expanded its scope and influence.

Jobs at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) March 2024

Research Officer (1 post) – EDRP, Dar

The role involves contributing to projects involving machine learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI), software programming, and data management & analysis.

 

Position Summary

Ifakara Health Institute is seeking a qualified Research Officer to join the EDRP (Epidemic Detection & Response Project) which is mandated to develop and strengthen the required capacity for local scientists as well as to work on machine learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI), software programming, and in data management & analysis related projects.

The candidate will perform various Data Science tasks related to health, work on data management and analysis for mosquito studies and provide support to undertake different reviews related to infectious disease modeling projects. Additionally, the candidate will engage in multiple projects to develop expertise in computer programming, machine learning, and AI.

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants must hold a BA or BSc in computer science, computer engineering, engineering, mathematics, health informatics, Information Technology and Systems or any other related discipline. Should be proficient in one or more programming languages and data analysis packages. Proficiency in statistical software, particularly R, is advantageous.

More info & How to apply

Apply by 17:00 hrs on Friday, March 15, 2024. For more details and how to apply, read the job announcement: Research Officer – EDRP, Dar

Driver (2 posts) – Dar

The Driver will be responsible for transporting IHI staff, collaborators, and guests to various locations within Dar es Salaam, and occasionally, outside the city.

 

Position Summary

The role involves transporting passengers and supplies within and outside Dar es Salaam, along with responsibility for the daily maintenance and cleanliness of the assigned vehicle. Keeping accurate records of vehicle movements, fuel refueling, and adherence to service schedules is essential. The role also includes minor repairs, maintaining service logs, and supporting logistics.

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants must hold a Certificate of Secondary Education (Form IV/VI) and possess basic knowledge of motor machines, accompanied by a Class C driving license from NIT or VETA. With a minimum of three years’ experience in reputable organizations.

More info & How to apply

Apply by 17:00 hrs on Monday, March 18, 2024. For more details and how to apply, read the job announcement: Driver – Transport Unit, Dar

Research Officer (1 post) – VAC078, Bagamoyo

The Research Officer will be responsible for participating in the development of study standard operating procedures and study documents, and analyzing data.

 

Position Summary
Ifakara Health Institute seeks a qualified and experienced Research Officer within the VAC078 project who will be responsible for preparing the site that has the standard facilities and qualified staff for the Vaccine Trial, to ensure site meet standard required before conduct of study (Submission of documents completion of checklist (updating) and responding to question addressed in collaboration with sponsor /designee.

The Research Officer will also recruit, follow up as study scheduled as specified by each protocol and SOPs and  participate in the development of study standard operating procedure and study documents.

Qualifications and Experience
Applicants must have a Bachelor Degree in Doctor of Medicine with 1 year experience.

More info & How to apply
Apply by 17:00hrs on Saturday, March 16, 2024. For more details and how to apply, read the job announcement: Research Officer –  VAC078

Research Officer (1 post) – DYNAMIA, Bagamoyo

The Research Officer will be responsible for participating in the development of study standard operating procedures and study documents, and analyzing data.

 

Position Summary
Ifakara Health Institute seeks a qualified and experienced Research Officer within the DYNAMIA  project who will be responsible for preparing the site that has the standard facilities and qualified staff for the Vaccine Trial, to ensure site meet standard required before conduct of study (Submission of documents completion of checklist (updating) and responding to question addressed in collaboration with sponsor /designee.

The Research Officer will also recruit, follow up as study scheduled as specified by each protocol and SOPs and ensure that all ethical concerns in the protocols approved by the review board are duly followed in the trial.

Qualifications and Experience
Applicants must have a Bachelor Degree in Doctor of Medicine with 1 year experience.

More info & How to apply
Apply by 17:00hrs on Saturday, March 16, 2024. For more details and how to apply, read the job announcement: Research Officer –  DYNAMIA

Pharmaceutical Technician – Intern (1 Post) – VAC078, Bagamoyo

Pharmaceutical Technician will be responsible for handling all clinical trial pharmaceutical matters (drug and vaccine) as assigned by the senior pharmacists and Project Leader.

 

Position Summary
Ifakara Health Institute seeks a qualified and experienced Pharmaceutical Technician within the VAC078 project who will be responsible for conducting drugs and vaccine (investigational medicinal product) accountability,study drugs Storage and dispensing, and study drugs/vaccine Preparation and administration.

The Pharmaceutical Technician will also monitor study drug/vaccine supplies, study drugs/vaccine Importation and export and Import permit application and follow-up.

Qualifications and Experience
Applicants must have aDiploma in Pharmacy, and must also have a Pharmaceutical license.

More info & How to apply
Apply by 17:00hrs on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. For more details and how to apply, read the job announcement: Pharmaceutical Technician – Intern VAC078

Clinical Officer (1 Post) – VAC078, Bagamoyo

The Clinical Officer will be responsible for delivering high-quality medical care within established protocols and standards in clinical trial facility.

 

Position Summary
Ifakara Health Institute seeks a qualified and experienced Clinical Officer within the VAC078 project who will be responsible for supervising study procedure and ensure ring that are all done well as per approved protocol ICH Guidelines and relevant local regulation (National Institute of Medical Research and Tanzania Food and Drug Authority), to review laboratory results and resolve quires related to data collected and to recruit, follow up as study scheduled as specified by each protocol and SOPs.

The Clinical Officer will also ensure that protocol standard operating procedures and all related study documents are well communicated and duly followed by all personnel involved in the trial.

Qualifications and Experience
Applicants must have a Diploma in Clinical Medicine, with at least 1-year of working experience.

More info & How to apply
Apply by 17:00hrs on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. For more details and how to apply, read the job announcement: Clinical Officer – VAC078

Assistant Nursing Officer (1 Post) – VAC078, Bagamoyo

The Assistant Nursing Officer will be responsible for playing a key role in providing research nursing services, day-to-day planning and execution of clinical study activities.

 

Position Summary
Ifakara Health Institute seeks a qualified and experienced Assistant Nursing Officer within the VAC078 project   who will be responsible for participating and contributing in the design of data collection tools such as source documents and case report forms. The Nursing Officer will also assist senior study nurses in developing workflow, procedures and duty roster during clinical trial implementation, give counsel to volunteers with respect to medical conditions and provide appropriate guidance related to research activities, collect and document data as defined in the study protocols.

Qualifications and Experience
Applicants must have a Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery, with proven experience in working in facility settings.

More info & How to apply
Apply by 17:00hrs on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. For more details and how to apply, read the job announcement: Assistant Nursing Officer – VAC078

Clinical Officer (2 Posts) – RVF DDVax, Bagamoyo

The clinical Officer will be responsible for supervising and supporting the clinical activities of the project.

 

Position Summary
Ifakara Health Institute seeks a qualified and experienced Clinical Officer within the RVF DDVax project who will be responsible for supervising study procedure and ensure ring that are all done well as per approved protocol ICH Guidelines and relevant local regulation (National Institute of Medical Research and Tanzania Food and Drug Authority), to review laboratory results and resolve quires related to data collected and to recruit, follow up as study scheduled as specified by each protocol and SOPs.

The Clinical Officer will also ensure that protocol standard operating procedures and all related study documents are well communicated and duly followed by all personnel involved in the trial.

Qualifications and Experience
Applicants must have a Diploma in Clinical Medicine, with at least 1-year of working experience.

More info & How to apply
Apply by 17:00hrs on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. For more details and how to apply, read the job announcement: Clinical Officer – RVF DDax

Assistant Nursing Officer (1 Post) – RVF DDVax, Bagamoyo

The Assistant Nursing Officer will play a key role in providing research nursing services, day-to-day planning, and execution of clinical study activities.

 

Position Summary
Ifakara Health Institute seeks a qualified and experienced Assistant Nursing Officer within the RVF DDVax project who will be responsible for participating and contributing in the design of data collection tools such as source documents and case report forms. The Nursing Officer will also assist senior study nurses in developing workflow, procedures and duty roster during clinical trial implementation, give counsel to volunteers with respect to medical conditions and provide appropriate guidance related to research activities, collect and document data as defined in the study protocols.

Qualifications and Experience
Applicants must have a Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery, with proven experience in working in facility settings. Also, the applicant must be enrolled and allowed to practice as EN by the TNMC.

More info & How to apply
Apply by 17:00hrs on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. For more details and how to apply, read the job announcement: Assistant Nursing Officer – RVF DDVax

Data Officer (1 Post) – DYNAMIA, Bagamoyo

The Data Officer will be responsible for overseeing and managing data from the initial design phase through to the final delivery of project datasets to the sponsor.

 

Position Summary
Ifakara Health Institute seeks a qualified and experienced Data Officer within the DYNAMIA project who will be responsible for developing a comprehensive data management plan (DMP) to define the data collection and processing workflow, oversee and mentor data clerks and officers, providing necessary training.

The Data Officer will also develop and maintain the study’s Electronic Data Capture (EDC) system and clinical trial database, develop and maintain data-related SOPs and manuals, maintain data supplies inventory and oversee archival procedures for all study data and spearhead the analysis and resolution of data queries.

Qualifications and Experience
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics/Applied Statistics/Biostatistics/Computer Science, with at least two (2) years of experience in data management or related roles within a clinical research setting.

More info & How to apply
Apply by 17:00hrs on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. For more details and how to apply, read the job announcement: Data Officer – DYNAMIA Study

Administrative Assistant (1 Post) DYNAMIA, Bagamoyo

The administrative Assistant will be responsible for all day-to-day administrative and human resources-related activities in the division including reporting, logistics, and procurement activities.

 

Position Summary
Ifakara Health Institute seeks a qualified and experienced Administrative Assistant  who will be responsible for performing·day-to-day follow-ups to ensure the actual implementation of new programs under the research division.

The Administrative Assistant will also coordinate and manage imprest request and retirement for project staff, coordinate with other administrators to ensure smooth flow of activities and that all the projects get the support they need. Additionally, the Administrative Assistant will prepare for and provide logistical support to ensure the success of all major scientific meetings conducted internally.

Qualifications and Experience
Applicants must have a Diploma in Public/Business Administration/Sociology or any related field. They should also have a 1-year experience in clinical research and should be computer literate with basic managerial skills

More info & How to apply
Apply by 17:00hrs on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. For more details and how to apply, read the job announcement: Administrative Assistant – DYNAMIA Study

Mode of Application (All Positions)

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.

recruitment@ihi.or.tz

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.