Sickle Cell Programme is a research programme in the Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion at Muhimbili University of Health & Allied Sciences (MUHAS) in Dar-es-Salaam , Tanzania . The programme conducts biomedical research , support health care , advocacy and training . The Sickle Cell Programme has an employment opportunity for highly motivated and results-driven individual interested in working in the Health Sector

Clinicians (2 POSTS) – DAR ES SALAAM
Sickle Cell programme is looking for qualified Individuals to fill the post of Clinicians for a period of ONE year . The Clinicians  will report to Clinical Coordinator .


  • Attend to Sickle Cell Disease patients in designated clinics
  • Maintain study logbooks , files and review completed case report forms .
  • Supervision and assistance of the records officer , nursing , phlebotomist and laboratory staff during clinical surveillance .
  • Participate in clinical surveillance of on-going research project which involves filling in case report forms with clinical and laboratory information , specimen collection and storage .
  • Participate in grant writing and manuscript development .
  • Continually review and monitor quality of data collection , patient care , and adherence to regulations (both ethical and bureaucratic) that the investigators have formally committed themselves to uphold .
  • Giving daily and weekly feedback to Clinical Coordinator and writing report on progress and barriers .
  • Attend all research and clinical meetings to discuss progress and status and; gives ideas on how to improve systems of data collection , participant’s care and follow-up .
  • Participate in Scientific Conferences especially those organized by MUHAS .
  • Participate in developing and reviewing clinical standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Participate in advocacy and community engagement activities .
  • Participate in formal and informal training activities .
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned by the Supervisor

Also Read :


  • Degree in Medical Doctor .
  • At least 1 year of working experience in clinical research or related field .
  • Good work ethics and a desire to make a difference .
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Prioritizing of tasks and good time management
  • Goal-driven with a strong attitude and commitment towards clinical research work particularly in Sickle Cell Disease .
  • Ability to multi-task .
  • Flexibility and ability to work within a multicultural environment .
  • Strong computer knowledge in statistical packages and Microsoft office .


This position will be on a full-time basis for ONE Year with an annual review of performance . Applicants should send their CV’s , scanned copies of transcripts/certificates and a cover letter outlining their suitability as per the job description to jobs@blood.ac.tz by 16:30 PM on Friday , 1st  November  2019 .

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview .

“Sickle Cell Programme is an equal opportunity employer”.

To apply for this job email your details to vicent@ajiraleo.co.tz