The Malawi Epidemiology and Intervention Research Unit (MEIRU), operates in Karonga District, and Lilongwe City. The research programme is conducted in partnership with the Malawi College of Medicine, Malawi Ministry of Health and International partners. The programme is developing capacity in non-communicable disease research (including mental health), health informatics, epidemiology, and other areas. Research is done in partnerships and in highly conducive academic environments.
Position: Scientific Administrative Assistant
Scientific Administrative Assistant is sought to join the MEIRU administration team and play an important role in providing administrative support in delivery on research grants. To include grant application processing, contract and grant administration, ethics and governance documentation and publications submission. He! she will also be involved in activities associated with managing of research portfolios by performing some or all of the following: contracts and other agreements; reviewing proposals to ensure institutional compliance; administering and monitoring contract and grant awards, including compliance with regulations, terms and conditions; and sub award/subcontract issuance and administration.
The ideal candidate would possess the following characteristics, although it is recognised that potential applicants might fulfil each of these criteria to a greater or lesser extent: