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NIMR, three (3) Research Officer Jobs – November 2023

NIMR, three (3) Research Officer Jobs - November 2023

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On behalf of National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), Public Service Recruitment Secretariat (PSRS) invites dynamic and suitable qualified Tanzanians to fill three (3)vacant posts as mentioned below;


The National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) is a Parastatal Organization established by an Act of Parliament No. 23 of 1979 (CAP.59, R.E.2002) and became operational in 1980; holding the following mandates:

  • To carry out and promote the carrying out of health research designed to alleviate disease among the people of Tanzania;
  • To carry out, and promote the carrying out of, medical research into various aspects of local traditional medical practices for the purpose of facilitating the development and application of herbal medicine;
  • In co-operation with the Government or any other person or body of persons, to promote, or provide facilities for, the training of local personnel for carrying out scientific research into medical problems;
  • To monitor, control and co-ordinate medical research carried out within Tanzania, or elsewhere, on behalf of or for the benefit of the Government of Tanzania, and to evaluate the findings of that research;
  • To establish a system of the registration of, and to register, the findings of medical research carried out within Tanzania, and promote the practical application of those findings for the purposes of improving or advancing the health and general welfare of the people of Tanzania; 
  • To establish and operate systems of documentation and dissemination of information on any aspect of the medical research carried out by or on behalf of the institute;
  • Carry out, and promote the carrying out of, research and investigation into the causes and the ways of controlling and preventing the occurrence in Tanzania of particular diseases or a category of them.
  • In co-operation with the Government or any person or body of persons, carry out and promote the carrying out of, basic, applied and operational research designated to provide effective measures for the control of diseases endemic in Tanzania; and
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned by his/her Supervisor.

NIMR has 7 centres and 7 stations in 7 regions of Tanzania. Coordination is done by the Headquarters



  • To assist in developing sound and fundable research proposals to attract donor funding;
    • To ensure timely submission of study proposal to the relevant Institutional review boards for approval (IRB) 
      1. To conduct approved health research by collecting data;
      1. To assist analyzing data and writing reports; 
      1. To disseminate research findings in different forms including publishing in peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences;
      1. To participate in Local and International Scientific forums for the exchange and sharing of health research information and networking;
      1. To Identify opportunities for consultancies, respond to and implement the awarded contract to contribute to Institutional sustainability;
      1. To engage in the commercialization of Institutional research products for the improvement of human and social wellbeing  
      • To assist registration and monitoring of implementation of approved Health

Research in Tanzania where applicable;

  • To perform other relevant duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


Holder of Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and must have scored at least an Upper Second class at Bachelor’s degree or an overall minimum pass of grade B+ for unclassified degrees. 

REMUNERATION salary scale PRSS 2.

How to Apply

To apply, A signed application letter should be written either in Swahili or English and Addressed to Secretary, Presidents Office, Public Service Recruitment Secretariat, 

P.O. Box 2320, Utumishi Building at University of Dodoma – Dr. Asha Rose Migiro Buildings – Dodoma. 

NIMR Research Officer Jobs Deadline for application is 15th November, 2023;  xv. Only shortlisted candidates will be informed on a date for interview.

NOTE: All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the following address; and not otherwise (This  address  also can be  found  at  PSRS  Website,  Click ‘Recruitment Portal’)   Released by:



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