30 Aug 2021

Study Statistician at NIMR

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Job Description


The National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) is a Parastatal Organization established by an Act of Parliament No. 23 of 1979 (CAP.59, R.E.2002) and became operational in 1980. NIMR-Mwanza Research Centre (MMRC) is one of the NIMR Centers located in Mwanza. The Centre is currently conducting research on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) as well as other diseases of public health importance. On behalf of the Director General of the National Institute for Medical Research, the Centre Director of NIMR Mwanza is looking for the qualified, experienced and well-motivated personnel to fill the following vacant positions in the Long-term health after Severe Acute Malnutrition in children and adults: the role of the Pancreas (SAMPA) study. SAMPA is a longitudinal study investigating the links between undernutrition and future diabetes risk and will be based in Mwanza city.



The candidate shall be responsible for collects numerical data and analyze by using wizards use mathematical and statistical techniques and interpret the data for the Study.

REPORTING: will report and work under Head of Clinical Research Department.


To develop statistical analysis plans for the study;
To analyses and interpret data arising from the study;
To contribute in manuscript development and submission;
To contribute in developing abstracts and presentations for seminars and conferences;
Identifying trends and relationships in data; and
To perform other relevant duties as may be assigned by the supervisor


Holding MSc Medical Statistics from a recognized University;
At least five years working experience in clinical research;
Able to work under pressure and multi-tasking settings with high level of integrity;
Strong language skills fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili including presentation skills;
Good analytical skills and ability to understand complex subjects extract and communicate relevant information from data and documents;
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to organize time appropriately and effectively;
Self-motivated, able to work independently under minimal supervision to complete tasks and respond to appropriate project authority requests and to collaborate with others;
A team player with a strong organization, planning with ability to prioritize tasks for both self and team to meet requirements and deadlines;
The applicant should be a Tanzanian below 45 years old.


Up to one-year employment contract which may be renewed on the basis of performance and mutual agreement.


The successful candidate will be based at NIMR-Mwanza, Mwanza City.


A competitive salary will be offered as per Government of Tanzania’s Salary Scale.

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Method of Application

All applications should be enclosed with certified photocopies of relevant certificates and detailed curriculum vitae. Applicants are required to submit their applications not

later than two weeks after the first appearance (see the date above) of this advertisement to the address below. Applicants are also reminded to indicate all contact information necessary with which information can reach them easily.

The Centre Director,

NIMR, Mwanza Research Centre,

P.O. Box 1462,

Mwanza, Tanzania.

Closing Date : 10th September , 2021.

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified. In case you do not hear from us in two weeks’ time after the closing date consider yourself unsuccessful.

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