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Research Scientist (2 posts) - MAP EA Node, Dar

Nov. 2, 2023, 11:14 a.m.

Research Scientist (2 posts) - MAP EA Node, Dar

The Research Scientist will support core researchers, enhancing data science capabilities, contributing to analytical models, preparing data, publishing research, and collaborating with peers.

Position Summary
Ifakara Health Institute is seeking a Research Scientist who will work with the Malaria Atlas Project (MAP) East Africa (EA) Node team and play a significant and strategic role in continuously assisting core researchers while improving the data science capability and contributing to the development of analytical models, preparing input data, deploying workflows, and disseminating results, including writing reports, papers for peer-reviewed publication, posters, etc.,  and engaging with relevant collaborators. Each RS will be allowed to design and implement his/her project with specific deliverables contributing to MAP’s overall objective and scope. 

Qualification and Experience
The ideal candidate should have a master's degree in a relevant field such as statistics, mathematics, data science, public health, epidemiology, or ecology, with strong quantitative skills. They should possess strong computer, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving abilities, and experience in data manipulation using software like R. Additionally, they should have good English language communication skills and a track record of effective project and time management.

More Info & How to apply
Apply by 17:00hrs on
Friday, December 1st 2023. For more details and how to apply, read the job announcement: Research Scientist - MAP EA Node, Dar