Sunday, 21 February 2016

Statistician/Epidemiologists at KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV)

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) is the principal international non-profit organization exclusively dedicated to fighting tuberculosis (TB) worldwide and to strengthening health systems against TB, globally and locally. KNCV is an international center of expertise for TB control that stimulates effective, efficient and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in national and international contexts. We are an organization of passionate TB professionals; this includes doctors, researchers, training experts, nurses and epidemiologists.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Statistician/Epidemiologist

Duration: 6 Months (50% FTE)

Job Responsibilities
  • Calculate sampling error, design effect, and develop a method of inferring under-reporting at the state and LGA level.
  • He/she will calculate completeness and matching rates, and conduct interim analyses to detect and correct inconsistencies and errors, flagging them to study staff.
  • The Statistician/Epidemiologist will conduct statistical analyses presenting data in tables, graphs and models as part of study reports for local stakeholders, national and international audiences.
  • Seeking a Statistician/Epidemiologist to develop and implement a statistical analysis plan in coordination with in-country and international staff for a TB Inventory study.
  • The applicant should have a PhD in Statistics, Epidemiology or Mathematics and have a demonstrated competence in (bio)statistics, survey methodology, sampling, etc.
  • The applicant should be familiar with TB/HIV epidemiology, and competent in software such as MS ACCESS, Epi Data, Link Plus, STATA, R+, SPSS, etc.
  • Knowledge of GIS is desirable, while demonstrated proficiency in English and another Nigerian language is necessary.
Application Closing Date
29th February, 2016.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their letter of interest with CV's to: stating the position you are applying for as the subject of the mail.