Apply for PERFECT Junior Faculty Research Training Program

Deadline: 15 April 2016

The University of Zimbabwe College of Health Science is inviting applicants for PERFECT Junior Faculty Research Training(PERFECT) Program. This announcement by the university is for the  first cohort of10 trainees from committed junior faculty in the following disciplines:

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  • Women’s Health
  • Mental Health
  • Cardivascular Diseases
  • Respiratory
  • Haematology
  • Dental/Craniofacial disorder

The training programme will consist of:

  • Core Research Skills Courses: Research methodology, health information literacy, bioethics, research administration, grant writing, scientific writing for publication, presentation skills
  • Associated Skills Training: Leadership & management & governance, bioinformatics, biosafety, Intellectual property rights and technology transfer
  • Practical: Mentorship, mentored research projects, Electives and attachments

Eligibility Criteria

  • Requirements
    • MMed or equivalent, MSc, MPhil or PhD
    • Should not be more than 45 years of age
    • Current faculty members of any UZCHS Department
    • Staff development fellows, research fellows, lecturers and senior lecturers
    • Brief research proposal (2-3 page capsule/concept)
  • Expectations
    • Commitment to a research career
    • Commitment to complete all components of the program
    • Commitment to remain on the UZCHS faculty during and beyond the training program
    • Strong endorsement of each trainee by departmental board/chair

How to Apply

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Interested applicants can apply for the training program via given website.

For more information, please visit PERFECT.



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