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Epidemiologist

Baylor Uganda

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 20, 2022.

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# Job Description

Under the leadership of Project Coordinator and the overall guidance of
Programme Manager GHSA, the incumbent will be responsible for maintaining the
surveillance system, providing support for advanced data analysis and
interpretation to inform effective programme design/ interventions. Will be
responsible for leading/supporting the development of priority implementation,
analyses and dissemination of results. Will also ensure that the learning from
implementation science is incorporated into the programme design

Overall Responsibilities

–>Work with the project coordinator on sub-national level planning, budgeting implementation, coordination, and reporting of the Global Health Security Project activities
–>Work with districts to conduct investigations to determine the characteristics, causes and trends of diseases to facilitate early outbreak detection
–>Assess surveillance and response systems at regional and district level and identify corrective actions
–>Support district Task forces and rapid response teams on active surveillance, case findings, contact tracing, monitoring and other outbreak response measures during disease outbreaks
–>Support/mentor district surveillance focal persons, regional Emergency Operation Centre Officers and district biostatisticians on epidemiological data analysis and interpretation from EBS, IBS sources for decision making
–>Support national and sub-national capacity building efforts of teams of human, animal and environmental health workers on IDSR
–>Participate in National Rapid Response Team activities during public health emergencies
–>Participate in planning/developing epidemiologic surveillance and research programs.
–>Participate in relevant National Technical Working Groups in development of policies, guidelines and SOP’s for surveillance and epidemic response.
–>Initiate, develop, monitor and evaluate relevant strategic and contingency plans for health security
–>Participate in the dissemination of epidemiological ?ndings through reports, bulletins, presentations and peer-reviewed publications at sub-national, national level and international levels

Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:

–>· The ideal candidate for the Baylor Uganda job should have completed a Master of Public Health with an emphasis in Epidemiology or Biostatistics or MSc in Epidemiology from a recognized institution· At least three years of full-time experience as Field Epidemiologist in a reputable organization· Strong computer skills in epidemiological data analysis statistical and spatial
–>· Sound knowledge of IHR 2005 and IDSR Extensive knowledge and understanding of the functionality of surveillance systems at national, district and community levels of the health systems in Uganda
–>· Training in Advanced Field Epidemiology an added advantage
–>3 Years Relevant Experience

NOTE:

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact,
three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as
well as certified University Transcripts

You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at
Ordinary Level UCE . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for
interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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URL:: Link to Apply

[ **Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here**
]https://careers.baylor-uganda.org/jobs/289

**Closing Date** : 31st Jan. 2022

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