Fresher Data Jobs – Social Science Research Assistants – Epicentre

Job Title:       Social Science Research Assistant
Organisation: Epicentre
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda
Reports to: Project
Manager
About US:
In 1995, Epicentre
created a permanent research centre in Uganda to support MSF projects in the
region. The primary role of Epicentre in Mbarara is to conduct clinical
research following Good Clinical Practice (GCP) requirements on critical public
health burdens in Uganda and Africa. To reach this objective, Epicentre
collaborates closely with the Mbarara University of Science and Technology
(MUST). A full-time experienced research team is based at the Epicentre Mbarara
Research Centre. The Mbarara research centre is located in Mbarara
Municipality, 300 km South-West to Kampala.
Job Summary:  The Social Science Research Assistant will be
in charge of the implementation of the TB SPEED project in Mbarara under the
supervision of the Country Principal Investigator
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Collect,
compile and manage the quantitative and qualitative data required for the study
·       
Collection
of community observation data
·       
Conduct
the information and informed consent process with participants
·       
Schedule,
prepare and conduct the interviews
·       
Compile
field notes and case summaries
·       
Collect
costs of resources associated with intervention delivery available at a
national level
·       
Recruit
participants for time and motion study, distribute and collect timesheets



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Social Sciences and/or Public Health
·       
At least
3 month’s experience in coordinating/implementing a
facility-based/community-based
·       
survey
·       
At least
3 months’ experience in qualitative data collection using various methods such
as in-depth interviews, groups discussions, observations;
·       
At least
3 months’ experience in transcribing and translation of qualitative data
·       
At least
3 months’ experience in a community-based or clinic-based study;
·       
Strong
data entry skills using computer software packages
·       
Working
experience in conducting surveys/interviews in resource-constrained settings is
added advantage
·       
Fluent
in Runyankore/Rukiga language
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are invited to hand-deliver only their
application and CV to:
Resources Manager
MSF/Epicentre
Mbarara Research Base
P. O. Box 1956,
Mbarara. Uganda 

Or by email: send
only your application and CV as one pdf or doc file indicating your name and
position applied for e.g. Naanda Watu_ Social Science Research Assistant_TB
SPEED, to epi-ug-rec@epicentre.msf.org
NB: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted and requested to bring other
documents.
Deadline:  25th June 2020 by 5:30pm
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