Infectious Diseases Institute Research Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Diseases Institute Research Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Job 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 to
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

  • Participate in a two-day protocol training workshop.
  • 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
  • Makerere University
  • 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
  • Website:
  • Email:
  • IDI Mulago
    (Clinic, Research, Lab Services, Information Services)
  • Mulago Hospital Complex
  • Tel: +256 (0)312 307 000; +256
    (0) 414 307 000
    Main locations:
  • 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 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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