Research Faculty Job at University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) – Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:
Research Faculty

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)

Deadline of this Job:
09 December 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, December 03, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
The UGHE Junior Fellows programme is designed to build the capacity of promising young Rwandan physician-scientist-educators. The successful applicant will be appointed to IGHER and will receive a one-year research training Fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States. This position includes a period of service at UGHE followed by a one-year training appointment at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. .

Responsibilities
• Work with research supervisor(s) to design Rwanda-based research projects in areas of identified health priorities and need;
• Work with a research supervisor(s) to design and implement clinical and non-clinical research projects;
• Conduct field or laboratory-based research, analyze data, and interpret results;
• Write and submit funding proposals and institutional research board proposals;
• Attend all relevant training at NIDDK to develop research capacity and skills;
• Disseminate research findings through publications and presentation in conferences and seminars to contribute to scientific knowledge;
• Participate in the development and delivery of IGHER training programs including teaching medical students;
• Mentor UGHE students on research projects and advise them on study skills to ensure their projects are relevant and up to the UGHE’s standards; and
• Perform additional tasks as assigned.


Job Skills: Not Specified


Qualifications
• Minimum of a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or an equivalent degree (MD), or a Ph.D. in a health/research field earned and recognized in Rwanda within the last ten years;
• Proven interest in scientific and clinical research, preferably with demonstrated experience in research;
• Computer literacy, with proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite and Google suite;
• Solid foundation in medicine, epidemiology, and non-communicable diseases;
• Strong written and verbal English communication skills;
• Exceptional creativity, ethical standards, and motivation;
• Ability to pay attention to detail and quality; and
• Track record of academic excellence.


Job Education Requirements: Not Specified


Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified


Work Hours: 8

 

Job application procedure
To apply please click here https://www.pih.org/pages/employment?p=job/osH7dfwd   

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