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A medical research organization seeks to recruit a suitably qualified and highly motivated Research Clinical Officer based in Chikhwawa. She/he will provide clinical management of patients recruited into the study in Chikhwawa. The appointment is on a fixed-term basis for two years, which may be renewed depending on performance and availability of funds.

Job Summary:

To undertake the day-to-day clinical management of the study participants, including providing patient care, and maintaining patient records according to the procedures and principles of Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects Protection, clinical protocols and all relevant national guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties shall include but not limited to, the following:


  •  * To be responsible for the supervision of clinic staff involved in the study
  •  To conduct regular clinic meetings to evaluate and plan clinic activities.
  •  To participate and contribute in study team meetings on a regular basis.
  •  * To be responsible for clinical management of all patients/clients in the study from recruitment to follow-up.
  •  To perform history taking, physical examination and treatment prescription as per study protocol and Ministry of Health Guidelines.
  • To provide preliminary assessment of adverse events/side effects experienced by patient/client.
  • To promptly report identified AEs/SEs at the clinic to Study coordinator.
  •  To assist Government Clinicians during daily work in A&E/out-patient department as required.

Any other duties assigned by the Study Coordinator/ Principal Investigator as deemed necessary.


  •  Minimum must be a Diploma in Clinical Medicine with at least two years of clinical research experience.
  •  Valid and up-to-date registration with the Medical Council of Malawi.
Expected start date: Immediately

For more information about the job and how to apply please follow the link 

Closing date for receiving applications is 31 May 2021

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