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RHSP Uganda Jobs 2020 – Graduate Research Officer

Job Title:   Qualitative Research Officer – RHSP Uganda Jobs 2020

Organization:  Rakai Health Sciences Program

Duty Station: Uganda

Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) Profile:

Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization founded in 1987, formerly the Rakai Project.

Job Profile: 

The Social & Behavioral Sciences Research Assistant works directly with the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences of the Rakai Health Sciences Program. On a day-to-day basis, he/she participates in the department’s main activities which include participant’s mobilization and sensitization, participants’ recruitment and interviewing and data management.

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • To participate in ongoing mobilization, participant recruitment and sensitization about qualitative research and other RHSP research activities within the study communities.
  • To work with the team leader, supervisor and community mobilizers to identify key informants and FGD participants and to schedule with them when and where to hold interviews and discussions.
  • To conduct all data collection, timely transcription and data handling using appropriate and ethically sound qualitative research techniques and according to the developed research protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • To bring to the attention of the team leader any problems that are encountered in the field.
  • To maintain regular contact with the team leader and to pass on completed transcripts and other forms to him/her.
  • To review the monitoring sheet from the supervisor and to make corrections on the script or/and to discuss with him/her any problems identified in his/her work. This may necessitate revisiting the key informant.
  • To participate in developing, preparing and /or fine-tuning the instruments for fieldwork.
  • To participate in training for new and ongoing qualitative research studies.
  • To participate in qualitative research data analysis.
  • To attend to any other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant should have a minimum qualification of a bachelor’s degree in SWSA, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Education, Adult, and Community Education,
  • At least one years’ experience in medical research using Qualitative Research methods
  • Computer Knowledge and skills
  • Good presentation and report writing skills
  • Communication skills and the ability to speak the local languages.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision

How to apply for RHSP Uganda Jobs 2020:

All interested candidates possessing the above attributes can send their applications including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3 referees), copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to:

The HR Manager

To the email: [email protected]

Kindly indicate the Job title under the subject of the mail.

Only Online applications will be considered.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by the Rakai Health Sciences Program. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

Deadline: Tuesday, 31st December 2019 by 5:00 pm

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