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Job Summary

Position: Research Officer – (Medical Doctor)
Posts Available: 1
Reports To: Project Leader
Location: Dar es Salaam
Application Deadline: 20th June 2024

Institute Overview

The Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a premier research organization in Africa renowned for its contributions to health innovations. The Institute excels in research, training, and service delivery, covering a broad range of disciplines including biomedical and ecological sciences, intervention studies, health-systems research, and policy translation.

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Institute Overview

The Ifakara Health Institute is seeking a dedicated Research Officer to join the MAMS STEP2C project. The candidate will provide high-quality medical care, diagnose and treat various conditions, and promote health education. This role demands excellent clinical skills, strong interpersonal abilities, and a deep commitment to patient care.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Screening of Patients: Identify eligible patients for the study.
  • Enrolment of Patients: Register eligible patients into the study.
  • Management of Patients: Oversee and coordinate patient care and progress throughout the study.
  • Identification and Management of Adverse Events: Detect and address any negative reactions or side effects patients may experience.
  • Follow-up of Patients: Ensure continued monitoring and care of patients.
  • Development of SOPs: Create standardized procedures to ensure consistency and quality in all study-related activities.
  • Management of Site Investigator Files (ISF): Maintain comprehensive and organized records of all site-related documentation.
  • Communication with Regulatory Authority and Ethics Committees: Ensure all activities comply with regulatory and ethical standards.

Qualification and Experience

  • Degree in Medicine (MD)
  • Experience in clinical research
  • Experience as a Clinical Research Coordinator is mandatory

Skills and Competencies

  • Patient management skills
  • Computer skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills


An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates in line with IHI salary scales.

Equal Opportunity

IHI is an equal opportunity employer, prohibiting any form of bias, discrimination, or harassment. Employment decisions are based solely on job requirements and individual qualifications, adhering to the labor laws of Tanzania.

How to Apply

Candidates who meet the job requirements should send their application letters and detailed CVs, including contact addresses, email, and phone numbers, along with copies of academic and professional certificates to the following email address:

The email subject line should include: [Research Officer (MD) – MAMS STEP2C].

Human Resources Manager
Ifakara Health Institute
5 Ifakara Street, Plot 463 Mikocheni
P.O. Box 78,373
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline

The application deadline is 17:00 hrs on June 20, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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