Research Assistants job at Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School Public Health

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Vacancy title:
Research Assistants

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Healthcare , Category: Social Services & Nonprofit ]

Jobs at:

Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School Public Health

Deadline of this Job:
10 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, May 06, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School Public Health (MakSPH) is undertaking a survey entitled “DATA QUALITY ASSESSMENTS OF POST-ABORTION CARE RECORDS ACROSS 80 HEALTH FACILITIES IN UGANDA”. We are looking for persons who can work as Research Assistants to be attached to this study.
This is a nation-wide study to be conducted in Gulu and Nwoya districts – Northern region., Mbarara and Kiruhura – Western region, Kamuli and Pallisa districts – Eastern region, and Mityana and Nakasongola districts – Central region.

Key Responsibilities

The Research Assistants shall;
• Participate in health facility data collection activities
• Administer informed consent, conduct and complete interviews following the study protocol, and answer questions that the respondents may ask before or during data collection
• Provide Investigators/supervisors with daily updates
• Be responsible for data collection and data management processes including validation to ensure quality data collection/quality of data elements/data editing
• Carry out any other duties assigned by the core Investigator(s)

Education Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Humanities, Public Health, Statistics, and any other related discipline.

Experience, skills, and other requirements
• Prior experience in conducting health facility surveys
• Proficiency in English (both spoken and written)
• Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
• Ability to spend time away from home
• Ability to work under stringent deadlines and independently with minimal supervision
• Should have experience in Quantitative and Qualitative data collection methods
• Must be willing to work in any part of Uganda
• Possession of a certificate of completion course on protecting human research participants/
• Good Clinical Practice
Period of contract: short term (not more than one month)

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested persons should send their applications, current CV with 2 referees and their contacts, copies of educational transcripts and any other certificates AS ONE PDF FILE to [email protected] . Applications shall be addressed to The Dean, School of Public Health – College of Health Sciences Makerere University, not later than Tuesday 10th May 2022, at 5.00 pm, Ugandan time
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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