Job Vacancies

The Center of Excellence for Sickle Cell Research & Training, University of Abuja (CESRTA) has exciting opportunities for skilled, committed and dedicated individuals to participate in world class, basic, clinical and translational research in sickle cell disease through the following positions:

1. Senior Clinical Officer/Research Fellow (Tenure = 1 year)

a. Qualification

Post Part 2 (in Haematology, Internal Medicine, Paediatrics or Family Medicine) or MBBS with MPH)

At least 5 years working experience in clinical setting for MBBS with MPH candidate

Interest in clinical research, attention to detail, good writing and communication skills

b. Job description:

Report to PI

Enrollment of patients into CESRTA’s research projects

Follow-up of patients in the clinic and the ward

Writing and presentation of case summaries

Systematic reviews, grant proposal development, manuscript development and report writing

Any other responsibility as will be assigned by the PI

c. Remuneration:

Comparable with what is obtainable in public service

2. Medical Officer (Tenure= 1 year):

a. Qualification:

Post NYSC

At least 1 year working experience

Flare for writing

Computer literate

b. Job description:

Patient education

Community mobilization of SCD patients

Enrollment of patients in the clinic into projects

Follow-up of patients in the ward

Writing and presentation of reports

Organizing meetings

Any other responsibility as will be assigned by the project Site PI

c. Remuneration:

Comparable with what is obtainable in public service

d. Method of application:

Apply to the Director of CESRTA attaching the photocopies of your CV and Credentials within two weeks of publication of this advert.

Note: CV should be prepared using the NIH format

3. Data Manager (Tenure =1 year)

a. Qualification- The Data Manager shall have:

A medical and management background

Knowledge or training in medical information management technology

Knowledge and understanding of the medical aspects of the approved treatment protocol

At least one-year experience as Data Manager in a recognized establishment

b. Job description – The Data Manager shall be responsible for:

Accurate data entry and data integrity

Uploading all information unto the Consortium Database system (or any replacement, successor or alternative database approved by the Consortium)

c. Remuneration:

Comparable with what is obtainable in public service

d. Method of application

Apply to the Director of CESRTA attaching the photocopies of your CV and Credentials within two weeks of publication of this advert.

In addition, soft copies of documents should be sent to the following email addresses.

Only shortlisted individuals will be contacted.

Email: reuben.chianumba@gmail.com

Email: albarkatwo@yahoo.com