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15 Research Assistants
Makerere University School of Public Health
Deadline of this Job:
17th August 2018
Date Posted: 9th August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time
Makerere University School of Public Health is the recipient of a research grant from the Bloomberg Philanthropies through the CDC Foundation. With this grant, the Trauma, Injury, and Disability team will conduct research titled "Understanding and Preventing Drowning in Uganda.’’
The Drowning and Injury Prevention project aims to improve understanding of the types and circumstances of drowning in Sub-Saharan Africa in order to develop, inform, and implement drowning prevention programs/policies/plans to mitigate drowning risks and save lives. The focus of this initial proposed project is to understand the circumstances of drowning incidences in Uganda.
The project seeks to recruit Research Assistants to support the implementation of its activities. The Research Assistants will work under the supervision of the Project’s Study Coordinator.
Job Title: Research Assistants (15)
The duties of the Research Assistants are to assist in conducting research including data collection, compilation and digitization, under the direction of the Study Coordinator. The Research Assistants will be responsible for the implementation of the project activities, including the following:
In addition, the applicant should possess the following desirable qualities;
Terms of Service: There is an initial probationary period of 2 weeks; the appointment thereafter is subject to a satisfactory evaluation. If substantively hired, the position will be for not more than 2 months, without guarantee of renewal.
The successful candidates will have to collect data from districts across Uganda.
Job application procedure
Applications should be addressed to: The Dean, Makerere University School of Public Health, Makerere University, P.O. Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda. Deadline for receipt of applications is 17th August 2018. Late applications will not be considered. The application must provide names and contacts of two referees, and the applicant’s own phone contacts together with a detailed curriculum vita. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.