Vacancy for Study Coordinator-Clinical – University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, Korle-Bu

ORGANIZATION: University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana

JOB TITLE: Study Coordinator-Clinical

CONTRACT TYPE: short-term fixed contract (12 months duration)

LOCATION: The University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS) in collaboration with the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill is conducting a study to exhaustively document the course and outcomes of labour, delivery, and the immediate postpartum period in settings where the occurrence of adverse birth outcomes is high. The Study Coordinator is directly responsible for managing staff; ensuring the study is conducted in accordance with the protocol and relevant regulations related to study conduct, informed consent, ethical review, safety monitoring, and recordkeeping; and ensuring the project is completed on time and at high quality.


  • The job holder must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) or Medicine (MBChB) or in a field related to public health with 5 years of experience in research activities
  • Experience with international donor projects is preferred
  • Minimum experience of two years of community outreach work
  • Certificate in Management or Supervisory skills is an added advantage


  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Demonstrated experience in research activities and administrative support functions
  • Must be organized and an independent worker
  • Must have excellent, communication, problem solving, analytical, interpersonal and human relationship skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft programs
  • Able to organize and schedule multiple work-related tasks efficiently


  • Submit application letter and current CV to the School Administrator, UGMS in person or via email address
  • The deadline for submission of application is 18th March, 2020.