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The UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program {the Program], founded in 2001, is a not for profit organization with offices and research facilities based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe. The Program’s main activities are conducting research, building capacity and providing advocacy for HIWAIDS vaccine as well as molecular and epidemiological work toward HIV prevention. The Program is mainly funded by the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), USA but also receives funding from other donors. The Program invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the position below:
Position: Medical Officer
No. of Positions: 1
Nature of contract: Full time .

Key Responsibilities;
• Participates in screening and recruitment activities during clinical trials and provision of medical care to study participants
• Ensure that clinical trials are conducted in accordance with GCP and ethical guidelines.
• Reporting, management and tracking of Adverse Events in a timely manner
• Provide appropriate treatment to participants and refer cases as need arises with support from the Medical Director
• Ensure proper and accurate completion and filling of all study logs and record forms
• Identifying and reporting of protocol deviations and development of CAPAs to identified non conformities.
• Development of study tools, SOPs and other research related documents.
• Participate in community engagement activities.

Education/Experience Requirements;
• Bachelor’s degree in Human Medicine
• GCPXHSP certification within the last two years certificate
• Should be registered with Uganda Medical Council and holding a valid Annual Practicing licence.
• At least 3 years post internship experience
• At least 2 years’ experience in clinical trials conduct
• Fluency in Luganda is an added advantage
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work harmoniously with all members of the team

How to Apply

Please send written cover letter along with copies of academic certificates, Curriculum Vitae, day-time telephone contact numbers and names of two professional referees to;

Administration Manager,
UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program Ltd
P. O. Box 49, Entebbe.

Or by email to; information@iavi.or.ug 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.