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School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Field Epidemiology Trainer

Date of Validity

Vacancy Details

Makerere University School of Public Health received supplemental funding through a non-competitive grant from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support the Ministry of Health public health emergency response to COVID-19 with the aim of limiting the human-to-human transmission and minimize the impact of COVID-19 in Uganda.

The MakSPH project team is looking for a self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Field Epidemiology Trainer Public Health Fellowship Program (PHFP/ Frontline).  The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and innovative team player. The candidate will work with the Resident Advisor/ project coordinator to organize and conduct trainings for the Frontline Program as needed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Help organize program workshops and coordinate logistics as needed
  • Track attendance and progress of trainees
  • Assist with teaching and mentoring the trainees both during class and between sessions
  • Track trainee mentorship and ensure sufficient support to all trainees
  • Travel to the field as needed to support trainees
  • Provide support to other mentors as needed with topical questions
  • Support the program coordinator with any additional needs

Required Academic Qualifications: The successful applicant should have a Master’s degree in Public Health

Essential Requirements: At least 1-3 years of relevant experience in the public health field at the district level or above

How to Apply: Interested candidates should write a cover letter expressing their fitness for the position, attach their CV and send it as one PDF to the link below before 15 April 2021.

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