Infectious Diseases Institute Research Assistant Jobs in Uganda
Infectious Diseases Institute Research Assistant Jobs in UgandaJob Summary;
The main purpose for this vacancy will be to primary collect data for the study entitled
“Developing a Community Based DOT Model for the Management of Multi-Drug Resistant TB in Uganda (CBDOTs) protocol”.
Successful participants will be expected toParticipate in a two-day protocol training workshop.
carry out patient interviews using visual illustrations and to perform level 1 QA/QC on
the data collected prior to submission for further analysis.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Engage with management at the respective regional referral hospitals and ward
in charges through an entry meeting to ensure that a seamless data collection process is carried out
Recruit study patients according to the eligibility criteria laid out in the protocol.
Obtain written informed consent for those eligible and are willing to participate
in the study
Administer all study procedures to patients recruited into the study.
Fully document all patient responses on the data collection tool including
statement that may be made verbatim
Perform level one quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) to ensure all
fields in the questionnaire complete and accurate
Required Qualifications Skills and Attributes
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or a related field.
We plan to carry out data collection across 5 regions in Uganda (Arua, Lira, Mbale, Hoima and Mulago).
In addition to speaking English, successful
participants should be able to speak additional languages from the regions where they will be deployed.
Arua - Madi and Lugbara (1 RA)
Lira- Acholi and Langi (1 RA)
Mulago- English and Luganda should suffice (2 RAs)
Hoima- Runyoro (1 RA)
Infectious Diseases Institute
College of Health Sciences
IDI McKinnell Knowledge Centre
(ED, Training, Outreach, Grants Management, Finance & Admin)
Makerere University Main Campus
Tel: +256 (0)312 211 422
Infectious Diseases Institute
School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences
PO Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda
(Clinic, Research, Lab Services, Information Services)
Mulago Hospital Complex
Tel: +256 (0)312 307 000; +256 (0) 414 307 000
Mbale- Gishu (1RA)
Experience collecting qualitative data and quantitative data
Able to work independently while at the referral hospital
Experience working with patients with TB or MDR TB will be an added
How to Apply;
IDI will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate.
Candidates that know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel
in the above position, please send their CVs, which should include details of email
address (if any), present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and
address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not
later than 30th June 2019. (Email your application and CV to email@example.com and let’s
save the environment).
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 and certificates are attached as one document
Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
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
For more information and job application details, see; Infectious Diseases Institute Research Assistant Jobs in Uganda
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