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Job Title: R Programmer / Epidemiologist (remote work possible)
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Organization: PeerCorps Trust Fund
Posted: 11/24/2018
Type: Part-time
Classification: Injury Control and Prevention
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Dar es Salaam,      Tanzania
Compensation: Based on experience
Position Description: The prospective candidate will have excellent opportunities to participate in globally relevant epidemiological research and publish from several datasets on topics ranging from pediatric TBI to adolescent suicide and family violence.

Qualifications: Ideal candidates will have a PhD in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics or related field. Applicants with a master's degree and a very strong publication track record may also be considered. Proficiency in R for epidemiological data analysis is a requirement. Candidates are selected primarily on the basis of their research experience and scientific writing ability.

Organization Description: The PeerCorps Trust Fund (PeerCorps) began in 2004 as a medical student movement in in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. PeerCorps is made up of physicians, public health scientists, technicians and public policy advocates from Tanzania and abroad. The organization advocates for favorable policies and programs for youth, women and children; especially those in underserved areas. The organization facilitates and supports projects that improve the well-being of people in vulnerable life circumstances, such as providing care and support for persons living with HIV/AIDS and developing programs that focus on youth with special needs, orphans, sex workers and refugees. Since 2009, PeerCorps has invested considerable effort in the development of its Centre for Injury Prevention and Community Safety (CIPCS). The only community-based center for injury control in the country. The unit has trained more than 60 community-based practitioners in injury and violence prevention and has a productive research group which has produced work appearing in peer-reviewed scientific journals, international conferences, reports, manuals and training videos for community-based practitioners and health workers in the region. CIPCS has also provided tools and support for data collection activities to other organizations in Africa, including organizations in Senegal, Kenya and South Africa.

Closing Date: 2/24/2019
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Contact Name: Michael Wilson,  R Programmer / Epidemiologist (remote work possible)
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How to Apply: A CV with a list of publications is requested along with the names of two references.

Kindly send to: Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis.

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