Senior Research Assistant - Pakistan

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Jan 12, 2022

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The Department of Community Health Sciences (CHS) is the leading unit of its type in Pakistan, recognised regionally and internationally for the relevance, quality and extent of its work in support of public health and the development of primary health care systems. It comprises of five major operational units: Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Health Policy & Management, Population & Reproductive Health, Environmental Health, and Non-communicable Diseases & Mental Health.
A research study SARS-CoV-2 in Pregnancy is being led and conducted by the Department of Community Health Sciences in collaboration with departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology AKU main campus and secondary hospitals (Karimabad & Hyderabad campuses) and JPMC to better understand how SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy impacts outcomes in women and their neonates during pregnancy and post-partum period. The clinical outcomes of enrolled women and their newborns will be followed up to 6 weeks after childbirth.
These positions are for AKU main campus and secondary hospitals in Karachi (Karimabad & JPMC) and Hyderabad campuses.
This is a short-term contractual Position based in Hyderabad and Karachi.
Candidates are required to mention the place of position applied for.

You will be responsible for:
facility-based study activities (e.g., screening, consent, enrollment and data collection from the time of enrollment till 6 weeks after childbirth.)
collecting biological specimen, as per study protocol and storing them till submitted to lab
assisting in data management including editing, coding, entry and cleaning of data
assisting in preparing project-related reports.

You should have:
an Intermediate and/or Diploma of lady health visitor/midwifery, General nursing
at least two to three years experience in research setting
the ability to understand basics of a research project
good command of written and spoken English and Urdu and local langue for the city being hired for
good interpersonal and team-building skills
the ability to document project activities.

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