Research Nurse/Research Clinical Officer (3posts)

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  • Posted 7 days ago


Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for various posts at the College of Medicine on the SugarFACT Research Project at Zomba Central Hospital.

The SugarFACT project is a Clinical Trial and Associated Studies concerning hypoglycaemia in sick children admitted to hospitals in Malawi.

Duties and Responsibilities
The duties of this position include, but are not restricted to:
• Identification, recruitment & consent of participants for the studies
• Entering correct & complete data into the electronic Case Record Forms
• Follow-up of the study participants on the wards
• Participate in paperwork, administration and communication within the SugarFACT project & take part in regular SugarFACT meetings
• Provide clinical care in the hospital
• Involvement in audits and other projects related to SugarFACT
Applicants must possess the following:
• Must have a Diploma. Those with Degree will have an added advantage
• Registration with the Nurses & Midwives or Medical Council of Malawi
• 2 Years Previous Research Experience
• Able to live in or close to Zomba and willingness to, at times, travel to Blantyre or to other sites
• Desired: Previous Experience of Paediatrics, Good inter-personal, communication and problem-solving skills, experience of data collection, Good Clinical Practice and Clinical Trials.


Suitably qualified candidates should forward their applications together with copies of relevant certificates, detailed CVs and names of three traceable referees by email to or to:


The College Registrar,
College of Medicine,
P/Bag 360,
Blantyre 3


Applications should reach the Registrar not later than 30th June, 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be acknowledged