PhD Studies job at The National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR)

Vacancy title:
PhD Studies

Jobs at:

The National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR)

Deadline of this Job:
18 January 2023

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Mwanza , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 04, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed



The student will report to the Project Investigator (PI)

Duties and responsibilities:
• To support a broad range of research activities on the ParentApp for Early years Tanzania Intervention development, piloting and RCT, such as literature reviews, data collection, data management and processing; II. To support project management;
• To collect data in the field;
• To conduct data cleaning and analysis;
• To report regularly to the project PI on the progress of the research and undertake such other tasks as may reasonably be expected;
• To prepare reports and other documentation for academic and non-academic audiences; and
• To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualification and competence:
• A Masters qualification in Public Health, Epidemiology, Education, Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work, Psychology;
• Experience in evidence-based research, digital interventions, parenting and/or child development using quantitative methods;
• Demonstrable commitment to improving the life of children affected by abuse and poverty;
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Kiswahili;
• To work as part of a multidisciplinary research team; and
• Computer literacy

Terms of engagement for the posts:
One (1) year contract which may be renewed on the basis of performance and mutual agreement.

Duty station:
The successful candidate will be based at NIMR-Mwanza Centre.


A project stipend will be offered as per the project budget.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education: Associate Degree

Job application procedure
• The application letter should be written in English.
• Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with a reliable contact.
• Applicants must attach relevant certified copies of academic certificates, including forms four and six.
• Application letters should be attached with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV).

All applications should be addressed to:
Centre Manager,
National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) Mwanza Centre,
P.O.BOX 1462,
Mwanza. Or through email: 

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