Research Assistant - Nairobi, Kenya

Company Name

Job Functional Area

Job Title
Research Assistant

Job Location

Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Degree Title

Minimum Experience
1 Year

Posted on
Dec 28, 2021

Job Description

The Aga Khan University is a pioneering institution of higher education whose mission is to improve the quality of life in the developing world and beyond, through world-class teaching, research and healthcare delivery. AKU educates students for local and global leadership from campuses and teaching hospitals in six countries, primarily in Asia and Africa. It generates new knowledge to solve problems that affect millions of people, especially the most vulnerable. The University is a private, not-for-profit institution and part of the Aga Khan Development Network.

The Research Assistants will work with principal investigators and support various studies with focus on the key thematic areas including: Population Health; Reproductive, Maternal; Newborn and Child Health; Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health; Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases; Nutrition; and Mental Health.
The appointee will be involved in;
Screen and recruit study participants,
Schedule clients for appointment and notify them in a timely manner
Obtain anthropometric measurements
Collect, compile, enter, clean, process and analyze data
Transcribe recorded audio interviews to word documents
File and maintain accurate records

Bachelors Degree or Diploma in Nursing, Public Health, Psychology, Medical Psychology & Clinical Medicine from an accredited institution
Valid registration by the relevant body
1 year of continuous clinical experience
Excellent communication skills in both writing & speaking English and Kiswahili
Ability to work under minimum supervision

Apply Instructions for this Job

Candidates meeting the above requirements are invited to email their application, curriculum vitae, names of three referees and copies of certificates & testimonials to Apply instructions for Research Assistant
Positions will remain open until filled.

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