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
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

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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