3 Research assistants – Makerere University

August 11, 2023

Job Title: 3 Research assistants

Organization: School of Public Health, Makerere University

Location: Masaka, Kayunga and Kampala,


Job responsibilities:

• To support the development of research protocols
• To secure local ethical and international ethical approvals
• To carry out recruitment of participants
• To collect and manage data
• Contribute to analysis of data
• To liaise with key stakeholders
• To meet regularly with CEI groups
• Contribute to monitoring and evaluation activities
• To work within research governance, ethical and safeguarding principles

Planning and Team work

• To assist in the co-ordination of local meetings
• To attend and contribute to relevant meetings
• Contribute to activities outlined in the Communication Plan
• Coordinate and ensure the implementation of the project activities and according to the action plan
• Manage own research and administrative activities.

• Communicate research information, orally, in writing and electronically
• Report regularly to the Work Stream lead [and research coordinator] on project activities
• Provide regular written progress reports
• Disseminate research findings, locally, nationally and internationally, through oral presentations
• Contribute to research publications
• Build internal contacts and join external networks for the exchange of information and to form relationships for future collaboration



Minimum qualifications:

• Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Midwifery
• Registration with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives council
• Has a certificate of Good Clinical Practices (GCP)
• Experience of recent working in maternity care
• Research experience in qualitative studies or clinical trials
• A master’s degree in a health-related field is an added advantage


How To Apply:

Interested persons should submit their signed application letter, academic documents and updated curriculum vitae stating at least two (Academic/Professional) referees as ONE PDF DOCUMENT and attach it to the link provided

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Please address the application to the Dean, School of Public Health, Makerere University.

Deadline: Monday 14th August, 2023.

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