Job opportunities at National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR). The National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) is a parastatal organization under the Ministry of Health. NIMR was established by the Parliament Act No. 23 of 1979 and became operational in 1980; holding the following mandates:

  1.  To carry out and promote the carrying out of health research designed to alleviate disease among the people of Tanzania;
  1. To carry out, and promote the carrying out of, medical research into various aspects of local traditional medical practices for the purpose of facilitating the development and application of herbal medicine;
  2. To promote, or provide facilities for, the training of local personnel for carrying out scientific research into medical problems in co-operation with the Government or any other person or body of persons,
  3. To monitor, control and co-ordinate medical research carried out within Tanzania, or elsewhere, on behalf of or for the benefit of the Government of Tanzania, and to evaluate the findings of that research, etc.

12 Job opportunities at National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR)

On behalf of  National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR),  Public Service Recruitment Secretariat (PSRS) invites dynamic and suitable qualified Tanzanians to fill 12 vacant posts as mentioned below;

RESEARCH OFFICER GRADE II – MOLECULAR BIOLOGY– 1 POST

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. To assist in developing of sound and fundable research proposals to attract donor funding;
  2. To ensure timely submission of study proposal to the relevant institutional review boards for approval (IRB);
  3. To conduct approved health research by collecting data;
  4. To assist in analyzing data and writing reports;
  5. To disseminate research findings in different forms including publishing in peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences;
  6. To participate in local and international scientific forums for the exchange and sharing of health research information and networking;
  7. To identify opportunities for consultancies, respond to and implement the awarded contract to contribute to institutional sustainability;
  8. To engage in the commercialization of institutional research products for the improvement of human and social well-being;
  9. ix. To assist registrations and monitoring of the implementation of approved health research in Tanzania where applicable; and
  10. To perform other relevant duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Holder of a Master’s Degree in Molecular Biology from recognized institutions with a minimum of an Upper Second Class or an overall minimum of Grade B for unclassified Degrees.

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale according to Institution’s Salary Structure.

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RESEARCH OFFICER GRADE II – MEDICAL RESEARCHER – 1 POST

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. i. To assist in developing of sound and fundable research proposals to attract donor funding;
  2. To ensure timely submission of study proposal to the relevant institutional review boards for approval (IRB);
  3. To conduct approved health research by collecting data; iv. To assist in analyzing data and writing reports;
  4. To disseminate research findings in different forms including publishing in peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences;
  5. To participate in local and international scientific forums for the exchange and sharing of health research information and networking;
  6. To identify opportunities for consultancies, respond to and implement the awarded contract to contribute to institutional sustainability;
  7. Toengageinthecommercializationofinstitutionalresearchproductsfortheimprovement of human and social well-being;
  8. To assist registrations and monitoring of the implementation of approved health research in Tanzania where applicable; and
  9. To perform other relevant duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Holder of a Master’s Degree in Medicine and a Doctor of Medicine from a recognized institution with a minimum of an Upper Second Class or an overall minimum of Grade B for unclassified Degrees.

 REMUNERATION: Salary Scale according to Institution’s Salary Structure.

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RESEARCH OFFICER GRADE II – EPIDEMIOLOGY – 1 POST 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To assist in developing of sound and fundable research proposals to attract donor funding;
  • To ensure timely submission of study proposal to the relevant institutional review boards for approval (IRB);
  • To conduct approved health research by collecting data; To assist in analyzing data and writing reports;
  • To disseminate research findings in different forms including publishing in peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences;
  • To participate in local and international scientific forums for the exchange and sharing of health research information and networking;
  • To identify opportunities for consultancies, respond to and implement the awarded contract to contribute to institutional sustainability;
  • To engage in the commercialization of institutional research products for the improvement of human and social well-being;
  • To assist registrations and monitoring of the implementation of approved health research in Tanzania where applicable; and
  • To perform other relevant duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Holder of a Master’s Degree in Epidemiology and a Doctor of Medicine from a recognized institution with a minimum of an Upper Second Class or an overall minimum of Grade B for unclassified Degrees.

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale according to Institution’s Salary Structure.

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RESEARCH OFFICER GRADE II – PUBLIC HEALTH – 1 

POST DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To assist in developing of sound and fundable research proposals to attract donor funding;
  • To ensure timely submission of study proposal to the relevant institutional review boards for approval (IRB);
  • To conduct approved health research by collecting data; iv.To assist in analyzing data and writing reports;
  • To disseminate research findings in different forms including publishing in peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences
  • Toparticipateinlocalandinternationalscientificforumsfortheexchangeandsharingof health research information and networking
  • To identify opportunities for consultancies, respond to and implement the awarded contract to contribute to institutional sustainability
  • To engage in the commercialization of institutional research products for the improvement of human and social well-being;
  • Toassistregistrationsandmonitoringoftheimplementationofapprovedhealthresearch in Tanzania where applicable; and
  • To perform other relevant duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Holder of a Master’s Degree in Public Health and a Doctor of Medicine from a recognized institution with a minimum of an Upper Second Class or an overall minimum of Grade B for unclassified Degrees.

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale according to Institution’s Salary Structure.

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CLINICAL OFFICER II – 8 POSTS

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • i. To make a proper diagnosis of disease;
  • ii. To prescribe treatments;
  • iii. To treat wounds;
  • iv. To give First Aid to Medical problems;
  • v. To give anesthesia during operations;
  • vi. To attend general outpatient clinics; and
  • vii. To perform any other duties as may be assigned by superior.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Holder of Form IV or VI certificate plus a Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized institution.

REMUNERATION

Salary Scale according to Institution’s Salary Structure.

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