Software Deadline: July eighth 2020

The Centre for Infectious Illness Analysis in Zambia (CIDRZ) is a non-governmental analysis organisation working in partnership with the Ministry of Well being and helps work throughout 300 well being services within the nation. It’s famend for its work in HIV and TB prevention, care, and remedy, in addition to more moderen work on vaccines and diarrhoea below the Enteric illness and Vaccines growth analysis unit (EDVRU). The unit gives a platform for state-of-the-art applied sciences and analysis help surroundings (i.e. analysis methodology and analyses) which might be utilized successfully for vaccine discovery, and early growth and testing of scientific merchandise together with vaccine analysis.

With funding from the European and Creating international locations Scientific Trial Partnership, the EDVRU requires functions for the award of an MSc and PhD by analysis from suitably certified people. Certified people will probably be required to be registered with a recognised college.

Research Title:

A Section three double-blinded individually randomized placebo-controlled trial to guage the security and efficacy of a brand new all-in-one formulation of oral inactivated ETEC Vaccine (ETVAX®) in kids 6 to 18 months of age in Zambia.

Analysis Questions:

The next are the analysis questions that this examine seeks to reply:

  1. What’s the incidence of MSD with confirmed ETEC aetiology in kids below three years previous in Zambia?
  2. What are the prevalent colonization toxins and elements (CFs) in diarrhoeagenic isolates of ETEC infections in kids in Zambia?
  3. What are the opposite widespread pathogens inflicting diarrhea in Zambian kids?
  4. What’s the security and efficacy of a brand new all-in-one formulation of oral inactivated ETEC Vaccine (ETVAX®) in kids 6 to 18 months of age in Zambia.

Research Design:

It is a multi-site, surveillance, and randomized management trial which can run for four years at 5 well being services in Lusaka. The surveillance system for each neighborhood and facility primarily based passive case detection of MSD will probably be arrange at George Clinic, Kanyama Hospital, Matero Hospital, Chainda Clinic and Chawama Hospital in the course of the first 12-months of the undertaking previous to graduation of the RCT.

Total Accountability:

Working below the Principal Investigators and Laboratory Lead and in shut collaboration with different workforce members within the lab and the clinics, the coed(s) additionally will oversee their particular undertaking’s features on the examine (i.e. knowledge assortment, pattern assortment, processing and storage, growth of assays and testing samples and so forth.).

Particular duties embrace however usually are not restricted to the next:

  • Guarantee correct assortment of knowledge, processing, and storage of examine samples from examine clinic to central lab
  • Arrange and pilot examine assays
  • Run all of the examine associated assays
  • Analyze knowledge
  • Take part in growth of manuscript to submission
  • Different examine associated duties as assigned by PI

Particular Deliverables:

  • Manuscript(s) for publication
  • Thesis for PhD/ MSc at a acknowledged college within the College of Biomedical Sciences

Software necessities: candidates are required to submit the next paperwork

  • Two (2) paged abstract of proposed analysis work to be undertaken in the course of the PhD/MSc program
  • Present curriculum vitae
  • Suggestion letters from at the least 2 tutorial and/or skilled referees.

Functions must be despatched with the topic line Functions for Masters (MSc) and Doctoral (PhD) Fellowships to [email protected]

For Extra Data:

Go to the Official Webpage of the CIDRZ Masters (MSc) and Doctoral (PhD) Fellowships

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