Associate Pharmacist


The University of North Carolina (UNC) is a project office of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to conduct HIV prevention researches in Vietnam. We have been conducting a number of randomized control trials (RCTs) both behavioral and clinical research in men and women from general and key populations in Vietnam for 15 years.

We have been conducting HPTN 083, a clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the injectable agent, cabotegravir (CAB LA), for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in HIV-uninfected cisgender men and transgender women who have sex with men (MSM and TGW). This study is conducted by The University of North Carolina (UNC), Hanoi Medical University in a cooperation with the 198 Hospital for 7 years. We are now seeking a talented, dedicated and committed individual to join our team with the position of Associate Pharmacist working at study site/Yen Hoa Health Clinic, Cau Giay Health District, Hanoi.

Position: Associate Pharmacist
              Full-time position, based in Hanoi.

Report to: Pharmacist of Record

Position Summary:

The Associate Pharmacist will be responsible for providing comprehensive support to the Pharmacist of Record, in performing day-to-day pharmacy activities including but not limited to the procurement request, storage, preparation, dispensing, accountability, inventory, record keeping, and final disposition of study products for UNC clinical trials. The Associate Pharmacist will assume the responsibilities of the Pharmacist of Record (PoR), in his/her absence.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Primary duties and responsibilities for the incumbent of this position may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform day-to-day pharmacy activities related to the management of study products:
    • Ordering, Receipt, Storage, Dispensing/Preparation, Accountability, Inventory and
    • Final Disposition of Study Product in accordance with requirements of the sponsor and local regulations;
  • Organize and maintain study documents to ensure accurate recording, verification and retrieval of information related to study products;
  • Maintain safe working practices; ensure that necessary supplies and equipment for pharmacy are in stock and in working order;
  • Handle with the importation of study products;
  • Handle possible incidents affecting the study products;
  • Act as a source of specialist advice and information and support Medicines Information for Study team;
  • Ensure effective communication to colleagues, pro-actively escalate communications to resolve and improve any workflow issues;
  • Assume the responsibilities of the Pharmacist of Record (PoR), in his/her absence;
  • Perform other duties as requested.


  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy
  • Good command of English
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills


  • Experience in similar position in a project/programme
  • Possess Practice License

Salaries and Benefits: Competitive salary

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to email a cover letter with contacts for three references and a CV to Mrs. Luong Thi My Ly at [email protected] (in the subject line, please put “Associate Pharmacist”), or by post to the UNC office at 3rd Floor, Yen Hoa Health Clinic: Lot E2, Duong Dinh Nghe Street, Cau Giay District, Hanoi no later than 29 January 2020.

We are sorry that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

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Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2020-01-29