20 Sep 2021

Study Physician at UDOM

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Job Description


The University of Dodoma (UDOM) in collaboration with the Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) through the ComHIC Project (Community mHealth Integrated Care to manage hypertension/ diabetes in Tanzania) invites applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians to fill the following positions. The Project is funded by the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED).

POSITION: Study Physician (1 Position)

Location: Dodoma

Reports to: Principal Investigator

Terms of Employment: Contract

Required Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Medicine and Advanced training in Internal Medicine
Work Experience

Experience in managing Diabetic and hypertensive patients in Tanzania;
Experience in managing and overseeing community-based health services in Tanzania;
Previous experience in managing a clinical and/or public health research project;
Demonstrated competence in NCD health service delivery, including Diabetes and Hypertension;
Knowledge of clinical trial ethics and Good Clinical Trial Practice will be added advantage;
Licensure under the Tanzania Medical Council (Must have valid retention certificate from the TMC).

Duties and responsibilities

To provide training, mentoring and guidance to study staff in all aspects of trial conduct and project orientation to ensure compliance with protocols and guidance documents
To promote good clinical and/or public health practice in the conduct of the study and provide medical input at all stages of the project lifecycle
To ensure preparedness of staff and site for study implementation
To participate in participant review and care, and in all study, procedures as guided by study protocols and guidance of Local Principal Investigator and Principal Investigator in accordance with Terms of Reference provided in the Attachment 2
To oversee all clinic and other study personnel performing study specific tasks and procedures
To oversee regulatory submissions and approvals to local and international institutional review boards or ethical review committees
To maintain all study records including but not limited to, regulatory binders, study specific source documentation and other materials as required.
To coordinate and facilitate under direct supervision by the Local Principal Investigator, the monitoring, of the project
To coordinate and facilitate under direct supervision by the Local Principal Investigator, the audit reporting responses of the project.
To act as liaison between field study personnel, Community Health Workers, Study Participants, investigators, Local Principal Investigator, Principal Investigator and the ComHIC Implementation
May perform other job-related duties as requested or required by the Local Principal Investigator and Principal
Expected Duration of Assignment

Assignment is on a one-year renewable contract with a probation period for the first 3
Expected date of completion of duty is October
Remuneration is negotiable within the appropriate grade depending on education, experience and demonstrated

GENERAL APPLICATION CONDITIONS

All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania
They must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contact postal address, e-mail address and telephone numbers
Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement
The title of the position should be written in the subject of the application letter and marked on the envelope; short of which will make the application
Applicants must attach their relevant certified copies of Academic/Professional certificates e. Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates and transcripts; National Form IV and Form VI Examination Certificates; Computer Certificates; Professional certificates from respective boards; One recent passport size picture and birth certificate.
Employees of any institution must route their application letters through their respective
Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU)
Application letters should be written in English
Only short-listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview
Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action

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Method of Application

Complete application package that consists of application letters supported with detailed Curriculum Vitae, relevant copies of certificates i.e. Degree/Diploma certificates /testimonials, academic transcripts plus Secondary School Certificates and should be submitted to:

DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR,

(PLANNING, FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION) UNIVERSITY OF DODOMA,

P.O. BOX 259, DODOMA.

OR EMAIL:  [email protected] , [email protected] and copy to: [email protected]/ and [email protected]

DEADLINE: 30th September, 2021.






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