Head of Research Governance

at MRC/UVRI
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 6, 2020
Category Management
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Head of Research Governance (01 Position)
Position Code: HRG -820
Reports to: Unit Director (Uganda) & Head of Research Governance & Integrity (London)
Station: Entebbe
Duration: 2 years, renewable subject to availability of funds.
Job Purpose:
The overall purpose of this role is to establish, maintain and oversee a research governance
framework and systems at the Unit that ensure compliance of the Unit’s research portfolio
with;
a) Regulatory requirements;
b) Ethical requirements;
c) International standards of best practice; and,
d) LSHTM/Unit Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Policies.
 This includes all Unit research including laboratory research, data based research, human
studies, pre-clinical and clinical research, including clinical trials, device studies and other.

Qualifications;

Postgraduate degree or professional qualification in a relevant field.
Possession of a MSc in Clinical Trials or Clinical Trial Monitoring or PhD in a relevant field is desired.
At least 5 years’ experience in a senior role in medical research related field.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the design, conduct, analysis and reporting of clinical trials. advantage.
Should have expert knowledge of clinical trial methodology and regulatory requirements.

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