Muhimbili National Hospital in collaboration with the German Society of Tropical Surgery (DTC) is seeking a highly motivated full-time Research Assistant to join the team and provide key support to the new Children Surgery Research project. This project is funded by Else Kroner Fresenius Stiftung (EKFS). This project aims at improving care of children born with surgical conditions in particular Gastroschisis in Tanzania.



  • Support ethics applications, required Data Transfer Agreements and approvals as required for running the project as well as storage of all project documents including approvals, IRBs and reports
  • Manage data collection, data entry, report preparations and documentation of information needed for the project
  • Assist in making sure that monitoring and evaluating process is adhered to as well as stock keeping of project supplies and equipment
  • Establish project work plan and calendar or schedules for implementation in selected centers of Tanzania
  • Be a liaison with study sites and project leaders (Principal Investigator and Project Managers) to ensure timely and quality achievements of the project deliverables
  • Be responsible for the organizing trainings at different sites in Tanzania
  • Source information required to embark on the projects i.e venue, participants, catering, practical consumables, procurement requisitions, prepare travel reimbursements requests, cost transfers and monitor project financial expenditures
  • To participate in wider Global Children Surgery Research activities such as Grand Rounds, team meetings, conferences etc.

Research Assistant Job Vacancy at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH)


  • Holder of bachelor degree in one of the following fields: Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy or Medical Laboratory who has completed internship and registered by reputable council.
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience as a Research Assistant officer in NGO or Research institution

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A signed application letter with certified copies of academic certificates and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) with three referees with reliable contacts, postal address, e-mail, and mobile numbers should be addressed to

Executive Director,
Muhimbili National Hospital,
P.O. Box 65000,
Dar Es Salaam

Via the following email address: Email:

Application Deadline: 22th July, 2022