IDRC Research Assistants Jobs in Uganda

IDRC Research Assistants Jobs in Uganda


  • The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) seeks to hire suitable candidates for the position of PILOT STUDY RESEARCH ASSISTANT for the PMI Housing Modification Study.

  • The successful candidates will be based in Jinja.

    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 and other desirables for
    the job:


  • Bachelors’ 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

    For more information and job application details, see; IDRC Research Assistants Jobs in Uganda

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