4 Entry Level Data Jobs – Research Assistants – Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)


Job Title:    Research Assistant (4 Entry
Level Job Opportunities)

Organization:  Infectious Diseases Research
Collaboration (IDRC)

Project Name: PMI Housing Modification Study

Duty Station:  Jinja, Uganda


About US:

The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a non-profit
research organization. IDRC conducts research in infectious diseases including
Malaria, HIV and Tuberculosis. Our studies have led to over 300 publications
and have impacted on the management of infectious diseases in Uganda. IDRC
currently manages over 41 Grants with an annual budget of $11 million. IDRC was
established in May 2008 by Ugandan health scientists from Makerere University
College of Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco and the
Uganda Ministry of Health.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

heads of households about the PMI Housing Modification Study, specifically the
pilot study.

households using hand held GPS devices

out research activities for the pilot study, including documenting
(photography, videography, written reports) the design process

the durability of housing interventions and checking maintenance needs after
housing modifications

consent from household heads for participation in the pilot study

out household surveys at the baseline and at the end of the pilot period to
characterise households (e.g. wealth index, household composition, net access
and utilization, satisfaction with the modification, etc.)

accurate and proper completion of all study logs, questionnaires and consent

with organization and filing of study forms & generation of reports in
collaboration with the study coordinators and data management team

confidentiality of records and research findings as appropriate

part in regular team meetings


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Social
Administration or Social Sciences from a recognised university.

knowledge of GCP & HSP with valid certificates

working in a Research setting or NGO

about different computer packages including Microsoft Word, Excel and Data
entry packages

good communication & interpersonal/people skills are essential for the job

to develop a productive working relationship, operate in a rural setting and a
fast and diverse environment with intense demands

of the local languages spoken in the East/central region of Uganda i.e.
Luganda, Lusoga and Samia will be an added advantage.


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


Click Here


Deadline: Monday 26th October
2020 by 5:00pm



of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for
consideration for the job opening.

online applications will be accepted and please note that only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted further.


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