Researcher I (Researcher physician, MD+Pharmacology) – Armauer Hansen Research Institute(AHRI) Vacancy Announcement

Armauer Hansen Research Institute(AHRI) Vacancy Announcement, April 13, 2023





Job Overview

Organization: Armauer Hansen Research Institute(AHRI)

Position: Researcher I (Researcher physician, MD+Pharmacology)

Employment: Full Time

Location:  Addis Ababa

Experience Level: Mid Level (4 Years)

Salary: Birr 33,032.00 (ETB thirty three thousand thirty two)

Number of Positions: 1

Date of Announcement: April 13, 2023

Deadline: April 22, 2023


Job Description

Principal Job Responsibilities:

· Lead and/or serve as study physician in the implementation of an on-going research project through handling clinical activities including recruitment, screening, enrolment and follow-up of research participants.

· Participate and/or lead in problem identification for research, research designing, research protocol development, data collection, analysis, interpretation and report writing.

· Writing grants independently and/or in collaboration with senior researchers in the respective Directorate.

· Provide medical care for study participant as applicable

· Conduct and lead clinical examinations and medical follow-up of study participants.

· Conduct and coordinate other clinical procedures required in a study protocol.

· Conduct and/or Lead data collection, CRF completion, verify and review clinical data

· Lead and provide counselling and medical care of study participants as a physician.

· Ensure protection, care and retention of study participants during a study conduct.

· Follow-up, recording & reporting of AEs, NEs & SAEs as deemed necessary.

· Prepare clinical progress report.

· Cooperate in ensuring quality control activities in the conduct of trials.

· Representing the directorate/institute in any scientific platforms for paper presentation and/or participation when applicable

· Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the director and/or the principal investigator.

Armauer Hansen Research Inistitute(AHRI) Vacancy Announcement 2023


Job Requirements

Specifications for the Position:

Qualification, Experiences and Essential Skills

– MD plus speciality/MSc in clinical pharmacology with min 4 years of experience in medical practice; plus

– Experience in clinical research and scientific paper writing with at least one publication point (i.e. minimum one publication with first authorship; or minimum two publications with non-first authorship status) is mandatory.

– Experience in clinical trial and training in research ethics & GCP is an advantage.

Personal Attributes:

– Initiatives for team work and leadership

– Personal training/skills in the required position

– Excellent interpersonal communication skill and proficient in English

– Strong computer literacy

– Strong organizational skills, flexible to working off-working hours or weekends

– A high level of attention to details

– Ability to work with others/team work, including international collaborators

– Open for discussion and learning

– Ability to problem solving and willingness to take self-initiatives

– Willingness to take up additional responsibilities and continuous training as needed

Armauer Hansen Research Inistitute(AHRI) Vacancy Announcement 2023


How to Apply

Interested applicants who fulfilled the above requirements should send the following through on or before April 22, 2023.

  • A CV/resume  (not more than 5 pages)
  • A cover letter (not more than one page)
  • A one page table summarizing your educational background, technical skills and  competencies to facilitate the screening process

Term of employment: One year full time contract with possibility for extension depending on performance and availability of funding

References:  Please provide three references including their e-mail address.





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