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Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Vacancy Code: RAX01

About US:
The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization which is a partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists. The overall objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University - John Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.

Job Summary:  The Research Associate- Qualitative Interviewer will be required to oversee the data collection process and data analysis. He / she will be required to prepare progress reports on the study. He / she will also be required to give feedback about the field work which will include interviews and contribute to revision of instruments used in data collection.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Developing study tools i.e. standard operating procedures (SOPs), interview guides, consent forms, checklists, etc.
  • In charge of translating study tools into local languages.
  • Screening study participants using a screening checklist.
  • Obtaining informed consent from potential study participants.
  • Enrolling study participants.
  • Maintaining participants' confidentiality and observing all research ethics.
  • Conducting participant interviews.
  • Debriefing about field notes.
  • Transcribing audio recorded interviews.
  • Transcript review.
  • Coding and qualitative data analysis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Research Associate – Qualitative Interviewer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in humanities (Social Sciences, Social Work, and Social Administration), Community Psychology, Education (Arts).
  • Knowledge of different qualitative data collection methods.
  • Knowledge of health research ethics.
  • Previous experience in data collection.
  • Training in Human Subjects Protection (HSP).
  • Training of Good Clinical Practices (GCP).
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal and networking skills.
  • Flexibility.
  • Good negotiation skills.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should E-mail their updated 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 following address. Please make sure that your application letter, updated CV and certificates are attached as one document and indicate the Vacancy code as the subject for your email

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.

Email to:

Deadline: 5th November 2018

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