Study Physician

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Partners In Health (PIH) is an international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change.

Position: Study Physician

Reports to: Study Coordinator

Organization: Partners in Health/Inshuti Mu Buzima (PIH/IMB)

Location: Kigali

Commitment: 12 months

Start date:1 June 2019

Position(s) available: one

Partners in Health/Inshuti Mu Buzima (PIH/IMB) has worked in Rwanda since 2005, collaborating with the Rwandan government to strengthen primary health systems in three rural districts, and in Kigali. The Research Department at PIH/IMB is recruiting one study physician to support a clinical study regarding hepatitis C treatment at Rwanda Military Hospital in Kanombe. The primary assignment will be based in Kigali, with occasional travel to other districts, as needed.

Specific responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Participate in the elaboration of wait list for potential participants as requested; 

  • Check participant’s files at each study visit;

  • Clinical consultation of all study participants from screening visit through study follow-up visits;

  • Document clinical information on appropriate study forms;

  • Identify challenging cases to be discussed with specialist physicians;

  • Ensure study staff are implementing the study according to the study protocol;

  • Participate in research methods, ethics, and other trainings;

  • Other clinic duties as assigned.

Required experience:

  • A0 in General Medicine at least;

  • At least two years’ experience working in a clinic setting, preferred experience working on a research study;

  • Experience in medical research related to hepatitis C highly preferred;

  • Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills;

  • Good command of English and Kinyarwanda is required; proficiency in French is advantageous but not required;

  • Preferred training in GCP.


How to apply:

If you believe that you are the right candidate for the above position, please submit your applications: CV and application letter (in M.s Word or PDF format) to:

Applications should be submitted not later than 29 May 2019

Note: This is a local position and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.