Fresher Data Jobs – Qualitative Researchers – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Organisation: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Post-Doctoral
Social Scientist
Vacancy Code: QRX01
About US:
The Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization which is a
partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists. The overall
objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong emphasis on
Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI has five
operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention,
Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided
through a partnership with the Makerere University – John Hopkins University
Core Lab) and Outreach.
Job Summary:   The Qualitative Researcher will oversee the
data collection process and conduct qualitative data analysis. They will be
required to prepare progress reports on the study. They will also be required
to give feedback about the both field work which will include interviews and
contribute to revisions of instruments used in data collection.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Collect data for qualitative studies;
    including organising Focus Group Discussions and conducting in-depth
  • Periodically organize and participate in
    debrief sessions with the research team on data collection (e.g.
    interviews, FGDs and observations) that have been conducted.
  • Play a critical role in conducting
    transcription, data analysis, including giving timely substantive and
    methodological feedback on both field notes and interviews as well as
    contributing to revisions of instruments to reflect emerging findings.
  • Analyse qualitative data (e.g.
    observations, in-depth/key informant interviews; FGDs and field notes).
  • Play a critical role in the development,
    writing, submission and revision of manuscripts for peer-reviewed
  • Assist as needed with other project
    activities e.g. preparation of reports on research, preparation of
    progress reports for IRB reviews and for NIH etc.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
    Qualitative Researcher job placement must hold a  Master’s Degree level training in social
  • Experience in Qualitative research.
  • Ability to work independently and as
    part of a team
  • Past experience in electronic data
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should E-mail their updated CVs, which
should include details of email address (if any), present position, current
remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus
telephone contact to the following address. Please make sure that your
application letter, updated CV and certificates are attached as one document and
indicate the Vacancy code as the subject for your email
The Senior Human
Resource Manager,
Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University
Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University,
P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to:
Deadline: 15th June 2018
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