Ethiopian Public Health Institute; Position : Senior Epidemiologist; Education : PhD in Epidemiology; Location : Addis Ababa; Deadline : December 10, 2020

Job Description:
·         Employment  Type: Contract

·         Duration of contract: 9 months with possibility of extension

·         Place: Ethiopian Public Health Institute, Addis Ababa

·         Number needed: One

Roles and responsibilities

  • Organize, analyze and provide generate periodic reports of HIV case based surveillance for program input
  • Prepare reports on the progress and the outcome of the surveillance
  • Write technical reports and manuscripts
  • Produce monthly bulletin for respective partners and stakeholder
  • Support and advise surveillance and research activities
  • Planning, leading, monitoring and evaluating overall HIV case based surveillance activities.
  • Assist and advice on the implementation of HIV case based surveillance activities across all implementing regions and their respective zones, wereda and facilities.
  • Conduct data analysis and provide guidance on the appropriate use of generated evidence.
  • Coordinate and organize regular joint supportive supervision visits to all implementing regions and their respective zones, wereda and facilities.
  • Compile supervision reports and present informative reports to the technical working group.
  • Undertake other research and surveillance activities as per the guidance of the directorate and institute.

· Assisting in the development and application ofbest practice research methodologies during grant application

· Initiating, building, and maintenance of relationships with key partners and maintain and develop strategic relationships and share learning with key stakeholders groups in national and international research organizations

· Providing Mentorship, coaching, and guidance to other staff with less experience on research protocol development, data collection, data analysis, technical report-write-up, manuscript preparation, and publication processes

Job Requirements:
.   PhD holder preferably in epidemiology with background in one of health disciplines

.   Ten years of total experience of which at least two and above is on HIV/AIDS programs

.  At least three publications in scientific journals as main author of the article.

.  Fluency in written and spoken English

.   Publication track-record in reputable academic and/or journals

.   Experience in grant writing and application

.  Knowledge on national HIV/AIDS program, HIV research priority areas, current HIV diagnostic algorithm and technologies.


Required Skills and attributes

.   Strong interpersonal skills in facilitation and stakeholder engagement/coordination

.   Excellent communication skills, including public speaking and ability to address complex issues and concepts clearly, concisely and with influence.

.   Excellent computer literacy and strong, demonstrable experience of the design and use of quantitative and qualitative research methods

.   Familiarity with the applications of statistical data entry and analysis software (Excel, SPSS, STATA, Epi-Data, Epi-Info etc.)

.  Excellent writing skill



How To Apply:
 Note  Interested applicants can register in Online through only   send their CVs and relevant documents at the address given below within 5 working days from the first appearance of the announcement

Remarks: Please attach copies of transcripts, academic degree or recommendation letters together with the application.


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