Project title: Intermittent Screening and Treatment or Intermittent Prevention Therapy for control of malaria in pregnancy in Indonesia (STOPMIP)
The positions offer opportunities for motivated candidates to join an international collaborative project between the Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK. The Eijkman Institute is a prestigious well established internationally acclaimed research institute advancing and contributing to infectious and non-infectious disease based scientific research. Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine is an international centre of excellence with up to date access and expertise in tropical infectious diseases making them a world leader in their field.
Computer literacy, time management and organisational skills and ability to work both collaboratively and independently across a multi-disciplinary team are essential. Good command of written and spoken English is an additional merit for the roles below:
1. 1. Data Assistant (South West Sumba)
To work under the directions of the project Data Manager in maintaining, and entering data into electronic database. He/she will be detailed oriented and maintain high level of accuracy in handling data.
Project based fixed term for 12 months extendable for another 12 months and will reside in South West Sumba.
Bachelor degree or higher in mathematics or computer science or IT.
Basic Computer knowledge and skills.
Must be able to work with minimum supervision.
He/she is open to learning new skills.
Ability to manage Microsoft Office Package.
Knowledge of using statistical software such as SPSS, Epidata.
English fluency in speaking and writing.
The responsibilities include:
Assist with data processing including data scanning, verification, transfer, and cleaning ensuring standards in the protocol are followed.
Maintain all records and documentation of data entry.
Organize filing of clinical records in a systematic manner and locates files upon request.
Prepare printing and dispatching of clinical record forms.
Communicate with Research Coordinators on site for data confirmation.
2. 2. Microscopist/Technician (South West Sumba)
Will work under directions of the project Principal investigators and senior microscopist and be willing to reside in South West Sumba.
Project based fixed term for 12 months extendable for another 12 months.
Certification in malaria microscopy and laboratory technician course.
Experience in malaria microscopy for 6 months or more.
Experience in managing Microsoft Office Package.
The successful candidate will be based in South West Sumba district and work closely with scientific team conducting the clinical trial. He/she is open to learning new skills.
Responsibilities will include:
Perform daily microscopy slide staining.
Examination of blood smears for malaria.
Maintain record of slides and data forms.
Attend to other related tasks.
Please send letter of application and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 6 November 2013 and put the position title in the subject line. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.