32 Data Collection Jobs – Research Assistants – Makerere University Lung Institute (MLI)

Job Title:        Research
Assistant (32 Data Collection Jobs)

Organization: Makerere
University Lung Institute (MLI)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:
Study Coordinator

About US:

Makerere University
Lung Institute (MLI) is a center of excellence for Lung Health in the College
of Health Sciences, Makerere University. Our mission is Lung health research
that integrates disease prevention, clinical care and training in sub-Saharan Africa.
MLI in collaboration with JSI will conduct the Quality of TB Services Study
(QTSA), a

USAID funded
national assessment that will assess the Quality of TB services in Uganda.

The study will be
done across 200 facilities in 20 districts (Adjumani, Arua, Buikwe, Bukomansibi,
Buliisa, Bundibugyo, Hoima, Kalangala, Luwero, Mubende, Butaleja, Gulu, Iganga,
Kamuli, Kiruhura, Lamwo, Mbale, Mitooma, Ntungamo, Rukungiri).

Job Summary:  The research assistants are primarily
responsible for collecting field data. They will have direct contact with
respondents and have a great bearing on the quality of data collected and
ultimately on the quality of data output. They will also collaborate with other
research teams for successful completion of data collection.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Field Work – preparation

·        
Attend
training workshop for research assistants

·        
Receive
data collection tools (questionnaires) and equipment (tablet computers)

·        
Conduct
piloting of the data collection tools

·        
Establish
contact with study districts and facilities.

Field work – data
collection:

·        
Schedule
time(s) with participants to complete the assessment tools

·        
Respond
to questions the participants may have about the assessment

·        
Perform
day-to-day data collection activities: travels to health facilities to collect
data

·        
Review
and edit data to ensure completeness and accuracy of information

·        
Receive
data queries from the data manager and resolve them or clarify data collected
if needed

·        
Report/send
data collected to the server at the end of each day

·        
Comply
with the requirements necessary for conducting a successful participant
interviews

After field visits:

·        
Ensure
that all questionnaires are complete, and all data captured is kept secure at
all times

·        
Ensure
that all equipment is accounted for

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·        
The
applicant should be trained in any health related field

·        
Experienced
in electronic data collection

·        
Prior
experience in collecting TB data

·        
Familiarity
with the use of an android tablet

·        
Computer
literate

·        
Ability
to work independently as well as an effective team player

·        
Experience
working in rural settings for extended periods of time

·        
Ability
to speak native languages in the area.

How to Apply:

All qualified and
interested candidates should submit the one page filled QTSA application form, Download Here and send via email mli@chs.mak.ac.ug.
Please indicate, “QTSA”, in the subject line.

Deadline: 22nd July 2019 by 2:00pm

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