UCSF Global Programs for Research & Training Research Assistant Jobs in Kenya
UCSF Global Programs for Research & Training Research Assistant Jobs in Kenya Roles & Responsibilities:Conduct recruitment, screening, and informed consent activities for the study
Timely Data entry of study information collected from participants
Conduct interviews at the clinic and participants’ homes using tablet PCs
Respond to data queries
Work with Clinicians to ensure accurate data collection and entry
Understand the study design and objectives to assist n the successful implementation of the study
Screen, recruit and consent study participants
Communicate with study coordinator, data manager and other HODs regularly on study data progress
Ensure compliance to protocol and procedures for the study
Ensure accurate and timely reporting as per study protocol
Works in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability and integrity
Diploma in IT, computer science, community development or related field required
Must have at least 2 years’ experience in data entry
Knowledge of computer packages such as MS Word, Excel, Access and databases such as Kenya EMR, Open MRS and comfortable working with computers
Familiarity with using Android tablets to collect survey data and troubleshoot tablet malfunctions
Other Required Skills
Good understanding of HIV data collection tools such as Blue (Green) cards, MOH registers
Experience with questionnaire implementation on tablets and data abstraction
HIV research experience strongly preferred
Experience with research studies in community and/or HIV care settings
Excellent communication and organizational skills; detail oriented
Independent judgement and resourcefulness, understanding of the local social and geographical landscape as well as the community required
Fluency in English, Kiswahili and Dholuo required
High level of integrity
Ability to travel to study sites and participant homes on a regular basis
Ability to ride a motorbike (with a valid driving license) will be an added advantage
How to Apply
Qualified Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.
All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed in the minimum requirements above with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
All applications must include the following:Cover letter
Current CV with names and telephone numbers for three referees
Copies of academic and professional certificates
Applications must be sent by email to HR.Kenya@ucglobalprograms.org with the email subject Research Assistant by end of day Friday, 26th July, 2019.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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