35 No Experience Data Collection Jobs – Research Assistant – Makerere University College of Health Sciences

Job Title:           35 Research Assistant (35 No Experience Data Collection Jobs) 
Organization:  Makerere University College of Health
Sciences
Duty Station:    Kampala, Uganda
About US:
In 2018, Makerere University
College of Health Sciences through the School Public Health (MakSPH) with
funding from The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) conducted a study entitled,
“Formative Assessment of HIV, Gender-Based Violence and Sexual and Reproductive
Health Status among Adolescent Girls and Young Women in Uganda”, which was
referred to as the “AGYW Study”. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Properly sample households and enroll study
participants as per study protocol
·        
Perform field data collection and management
activities, administer informed consent, conduct and complete interviews in
accordance with the study protocol
·        
Answer questions that the respondents may ask
before or during the course of data collection
·        
Collect data and participate in data management
processes including validation to ensure quality data collection
·        
Conduct key informant interviews, in-depth
interviews, focus group discussion, and desk reviews for the mid-term
evaluation of Global Fund-supported AGYW Project
·        
Transcribe qualitative research interviews and
participate in qualitative data analysis, where applicable
·        
Provide the Team Leader with daily updates
including households visited, interviews completed, and any other important
information about assigned participants
·        
Any other duties assigned by the data collection
team leaders or the Study Coordinator



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
Ability to spend a period in rural areas and
away from home
·        
Ability to work independently with minimal
supervision and observe deadlines
·        
Must be willing to work in any part of Uganda
·        
Ability to spend an extended period of time in
rural areas and away from home
·        
Willing to reside in the district for the entire
study period
·        
Ability to work under stringent deadlines and
independently with minimal supervision
·        
Possession of a Certificate in Good Clinical
Practice and/or Human Subjects
·        
Protection and prior data collection experience
in the selected region is desired
·        
Bachelor’s degree in Humanities, Statistics,
Public Health, or any other related discipline
·        
Proficiency in both spoken and written English
and a common local language spoken in that district Prior experience in
conducting face to face interviews
·        
Prior experience in collecting quantitative and
qualitative data particularly among adolescents and young people
·        
Excellent communication, organizational and
interpersonal skills and ability to follow study specific procedures and
guidelines reliably
How to Apply:
Interested persons should send
their application and updated CVs stating two referees and their contacts to
the Dean, Makerere University School of Public Health. Please submit your
application to: dean@musph.ac.ug indicating the position applied for in the
subject line of your email.


Hard-copy applications will not
be accepted.


NB: Only short-listed candidates
will be contacted
Deadline: Friday 1st
November 2019 at 5:00 pm.
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