Posted on :
22 Feb, 2012
22 Feb, 2012
The MRC Unit, The Gambia is the Medical Research Council’s largest establishment conducting laboratory, field based and clinical research in a developing country. The Unit aims to improve the health of people in developing countries by contributing to the development, testing and safe adoption of interventions aimed at reducing the burden of morbidity and mortality from infectious diseases.
The Clinical Services Department (CSD) of the MRC Unit Fajara comprises a busy 42 bed ward, outpatient department, Gate (triage) clinic, X-ray department and routine diagnostic laobratories. Approximately 50,000 new patients are seen at the MRC’s clinical facilities each year. Twenty four hour a day care is provided for the patients admitted to the wards while the outpatient service operates Monday to Friday during working hours.
The appointment are for 2 years
The Salary will be in Occupational Group E1 at a minimum total salary package of 636,740 Dalasis per annum before tax and 495,775 Dalasis per annum after tax. This converts to £10,821 per annum after tax using the current exchange rate. Please note, however, that the salary package is paid in Dalasis and the sterling/dollar figure quoted is just given as a guide. For displaced staff the package will include furnished accommodation, flights, contribution to school fees and other benefits.
Required Skills or Experience
We wish to appoint two Medical Officers and seek application from candidates with:
Although not essential, Primary or Part 1 FWACP or equivalent will be an advantage
How To Apply
If you are interested and have the skills and abilities for one of these positions please contact the Human Resources Office for an application form and a copy of the job description and person specification for the post. Completed application forms together with photocopies of qualifications should be returned to: