Research Coordinator (2 positions)

  • Contract
  • Phuket

FHI 360


PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

An effective national response to COVID-19 requires collective efforts by the global community, multi-sectoral coordination at the national level, development partners, and other entities. The Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) consortium is well positioned to support the Royal Thai Government (RTG), community partners, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to mitigate the impact of COVID-19. This provides support to strengthen the Thailand Ministry of Public Health (MOPH), provincial, and community capacity to reduce the transmission of COVID-19 and mitigate its impacts on morbidity and mortality. Its objectives are (1) to accelerate widespread and equitable access to and delivery of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccinations (2) to reduce morbidity and mortality from COVID-19, mitigate transmission, and strengthen health systems, including to prevent, detect, and respond to pandemic threats.

JOB SUMMARY:

  • The position of “Research Coordinator (based at Vachira Phuket Hospital)” is responsible for coordination and management of research projects for Vachira Phuket Hospital in Phuket province by developing the project proposals, coordinating and managing the research projects, and coordinating for drafting manuscripts and publishing the articles in the medical journals.

  • Employment term: December 2021 – July 2022 (8 months).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Coordinating and manage the activities of the research projects, including COVID-19 and other related diseases in accordance with the research’s objectives, regulations and policies, asl well as the rules and regulations of Vachira Phuket Hospital.

  2. Developing the research proposal to be submitted to the funding sources.

  3. Administering and managing research projects with quality, effectiveness, transparency, in the timely manner as well as other required conditions.

  4. Supporting the members of the research teams in developing the research proposals and publishing in the Thai and international medical journals and providing recommendations on drafting manuscripts and managing the article for publishing in medical journals.

  5. Other duties related to research projects regarding COVID-19 and other related diseases as assigned

EXPERTISE AND COMPLEXITY:

  1. Knowledge, experiences and specialized in public health research. If experiences in the topics on surveillance, disease prevention, control and treatment are preferable.

  2. Knowledge and experience in using information technology

  3. Good coordination, project management and reporting skills

  4. Good English communication skills

  5. Be able to work under the pressure within time constraints

TYPE AND NATURE OF CONTACTS:

  • Work station is based at Vachira Phuket Hospital in Phuket province.

  • Routine coordination between FHI 360 staff and team of Department of Disease Control.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Usual office working conditions, as well as working from home conditions; ability to travel domestically

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor of Science in public health or related field.

  • Working experiences with government agencies or public organizations is preferable

How to apply

Interested candidates can submit their resumes to [email protected]

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