Epicentre Social Science Research Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Epicentre Social Science Research Assistant Jobs in Uganda


  • 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

    General Responsibilities (not exhaustive)

    • 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 and Competencies

    • Masters in Social Sciences and/or Public Health

    • At least 3 month's experience in coordinating/ implementing a facility-based/communitybased 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 Understanding
    of the regulatory context, good clinical practices and standard operating procedures Working experience in conducting surveys / interviews in resource constrained settings is added advantage

    • Fluent in Runyankore/Rukiga language

    How to Apply

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Applications must be submitted not later than 25th June, 2020 at 5:30pm, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and requested to bring other documents.


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