4 Entry Level Data Jobs – Research Assistants – Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

 

Job Title:    Research Assistant (4 Entry
Level Job Opportunities)

Organization:  Infectious Diseases Research
Collaboration (IDRC)

Project Name: PMI Housing Modification Study

Duty Station:  Jinja, Uganda

 

About US:

The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a non-profit
research organization. IDRC conducts research in infectious diseases including
Malaria, HIV and Tuberculosis. Our studies have led to over 300 publications
and have impacted on the management of infectious diseases in Uganda. IDRC
currently manages over 41 Grants with an annual budget of $11 million. IDRC was
established in May 2008 by Ugandan health scientists from Makerere University
College of Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco and the
Uganda Ministry of Health.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Sensitize
heads of households about the PMI Housing Modification Study, specifically the
pilot study.

·       
Map
households using hand held GPS devices

·       
Carry
out research activities for the pilot study, including documenting
(photography, videography, written reports) the design process

·       
Assessing
the durability of housing interventions and checking maintenance needs after
housing modifications

·       
Seeking
consent from household heads for participation in the pilot study

·       
Carrying
out household surveys at the baseline and at the end of the pilot period to
characterise households (e.g. wealth index, household composition, net access
and utilization, satisfaction with the modification, etc.)

·       
Ensure
accurate and proper completion of all study logs, questionnaires and consent
forms

·       
Assist
with organization and filing of study forms & generation of reports in
collaboration with the study coordinators and data management team

·       
Maintain
confidentiality of records and research findings as appropriate

·       
Take
part in regular team meetings

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Social
Administration or Social Sciences from a recognised university.

·       
Good
knowledge of GCP & HSP with valid certificates

·       
Experience
working in a Research setting or NGO

·       
Knowledgeable
about different computer packages including Microsoft Word, Excel and Data
entry packages

·       
Integrity,
good communication & interpersonal/people skills are essential for the job

·       
Ability
to develop a productive working relationship, operate in a rural setting and a
fast and diverse environment with intense demands

·       
Knowledge
of the local languages spoken in the East/central region of Uganda i.e.
Luganda, Lusoga and Samia will be an added advantage.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: Monday 26th October
2020 by 5:00pm

 

NB:

·       
Submission
of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for
consideration for the job opening.

·       
Only
online applications will be accepted and please note that only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted further.

 

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