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Consultancy call on short Term Training Service (10 days)

EPHA believes and focuses on the common progress of individuals and organizations through continuous training and learning to enable employees and improve their level of knowledge and skill to achieve the sustainable development.

In line with this, EPHA has been providing health research methodology and ethics training, which is modular based (six standard modules) training, for members including middle and higher level health professionals working in the health sector. EPHA has planned to deliver this training to 60 members in three rounds in 2014/2015 fiscal year. The first 20 trainees have been trained from July 21 to 30/2014 at Bahir Dar Town.

EPHA requires services of two experts (An Epidemiologist and a Biostatistician) for the remaining two round training to be conducted consecutively (From October 13, to 22/2014 and from December 29/2014 to January 8/2014).

1. Application start date: September 15/2014 days

2. Deadline for the Application: September 26/2014

3. Training Methodology: The methodology of the training will be based on the facilitator's guide of EPHA's health research and ethics modules. Participatory adult learning/ training methods will be employed including interactive presentation, small group work activities, group discussion and, question & answer, demonstration, brain storming, participant's plenary presentations and reflections. The training package will be based on the six standard modules of the health research and ethics manual

4. Job Responsibilities of the Trainers:

- Prepare and submit a detailed work plan of the training agenda (individual work plan based on the training time schedule given from EPHA), provide soft copy of the training presentations
- Facilitate and conduct the training in a participatory (interactive) manner
- Prepare pre-post tests as well as daily evaluations form for trainees
- Provide soft copies (CD) of reference reading materials to participants
- Prepare the training report within 10 days after completion of the training and submit to EPHA research, publication and training department

5. Requirements

5.1 For an Epidemiologist (code 0001)

• Membership Status: Should be EPHA member;
• Educational level:- MPH in Epidemiology and or above (preferable) with experiences on training of research methods and ethics;
• Publications:- A number of publications
• Work experience:-
 More than six years of training experience (epidemiology (including research methodology), ethics, and communication)
 Intensive experience in research/ evaluation

5.2 For a Biostatistics (code 0002)

• Membership Status: Should be EPHA member;
• Educational level:- MPH in Biostatistics and or above (preferable)
• Publications:- A number of publications
• Work experience:-
 More than 10 years of training facilitation experience (research methodology, qualitative research techniques, and application software)
 Intensive experience in research/ evaluation
• Very much familiar with statistical software like, Epi-info, Epi-Data SPSS and Stata.

How to apply:
Please read the following and this job post on its entirety before you apply. If you are not paying due attention to the following requirements/leading guideline your application would be automatically disqualified.
Interested applicants who met the MINIMUM requirements should submit

a. A CV (not more than 3 pages)
b. A cover letter (not more than one page)
c. List of all publications as an investigator or co-investigator
d. A one page table summarizing your educational background, work experience, technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process.
e. Submit brief technical proposal individually based on the ToR, Training Agenda and Training Manuals posted on the link
f. Applications in group will not be accepted
g. Refer the code to apply

Please DO NOT SUBMIT copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You will provide them upon request. We don't accept online application.

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Time schedule for the Training

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Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA)
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