Several Fresher No Experience Data Jobs – Research Assistants – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

 

Job Title:    Research Assistants (Several
Fresher No Experience Data Jobs)

Organization: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Study Coordinator

Vacancy Code:  RA-X007

 

About US:

The mission of the
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa
with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity
Development”. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory
services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab),
Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.

 

Job Summary:  The Research Assistant will work with the
health facilities and the community to ensure that the study is conducted
according to the study protocol.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Follow
the set study protocol i.e. SOPs, interview guidelines, consent forms and checklists

·       
Assess
the study participants basing on the inclusion checklist.

·       
Obtain
informed consent from the study participants.

·       
Enroll
study participants according to the protocol or stipulated guidelines

·       
Maintain
participant’s confidentiality and observing all research ethics

·       
Conduct
participant’s interviews effectively and efficiently

·       
Document
all observation and fill case report forms

·       
Transcribe
all audio-recorded interviews

·       
Attend
study meetings as scheduled.

·       
Prepare
for the meeting and compile minutes

·       
Assist
study coordinator in ethics submissions, approvals and renewals

·       
Schedule
study participant visits

·       
Conduct
data quality control and assurance reviews

·       
Follow
up study participants in clinic and community

·       
Perform
any other study related duties as assigned

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Research Assistant job
must hold a University Degree in any of the following, Social work and social
administration, Social science or other Science related discipline

·       
Medical
back ground is an added advantage

·       
Basic
computer skills and knowledge and familiarity using electronics and equipment
for data collection

·       
Training
in Good Clinical Practice and experience in clinical research

·       
Training
in counselling

·       
Excellent
communication and interpersonal skills

·       
Team
player

·       
Ability
to work independently with minimal supervision

·       
Excellent
organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize, schedule and manage
multiple tasks in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs, including details of
email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials
and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated
email address. Email your application and CV to hr@idi.co.ug

 

Key Notes:

·       
IDI is
an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any
other fees at any stage of the recruitment process.

·       
Internal
candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a
period of at least one year will be given priority.

·       
Make
sure that your application letter, CV (Not more than 4pages) and certificates
are attached as one PDF document.

·       
Indicate
the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.

·       
Please
note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your
application will not be considered.

·       
Any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

·       
Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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

                            

Deadline:  6th December 2020

 

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