Volunteer Epidemiologist

Kampala, Uganda
Job Summary

The global health security program at Baylor Uganda works closely with the Ministry of Health, other MDAs, District local governments, and collaborating partners to improve Health Security and Build International Health Regulations Core Capacities in prevention, detection and response to public health threats. The program seeks to engage and maintain a pool of deployable surge volunteers in various temporary assignments and locations across a range of thematic areas to enrich careers while contributing to the Global Health Security Agenda.

Overall Responsibilities

Under the overall guidance of the Surveillance Lead, and working closely with MoH/ government of Uganda counterparts at all levels and collaborating partners, the surge volunteer will provide technical assistance to improve Early Warning, Alert and Response System/IDSR and AMR surveillance systems improvements, establish/maintain collaborative networks involving local, subnational and national stakeholders and liaise with other programs and departments.

Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
  • Minimum of MPH, MSc Epidemiology or bachelor’s degree in a health-related field with at least 2 years of experience in infectious diseases and AMR surveillance, points of entry and border Health; IDSR; sentinel surveillance;

  • 2 Years Relevant Experience

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts

You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


We look forward to hearing from you! Please apply directly using the apply button below. In case you have any further questions about the role, contact us on careers@baylor-uganda.org