Research Assistants (12 positions) at Makerere University

  • Research, Teaching & Training
  • Contract
  • 8 months ago

Job Information

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    Salary Uganda Shillings Negotiable / Monthly
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    No. of Openings 12 openings
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    Job Level : Student
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    Job Experience : 1 year
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    Job Qualifications Bachelor

Job Description

College of Business and Management Sciences (CoBAMS)

School of Statistics and Planning

Department of Population Studies


Makerere University, College of Business and Management Sciences, School of Statistics and Planning (SSP) has been funded by Government of Uganda to undertake a project on investigating drug use among motorcyclists (Boda Boda) in Kampala. The project is based at the Department of Population Studies, SSP and is looking for qualified individuals to fill the position of Research Assistant.

Position: Research Assistants (12 positions)

Reports to: Field Supervisor

Duty Station: Kampala

Key duties and responsibilities

Recruit research participants.

Administer informed consent and conduct research interviews in line with the research project.

Review research tools to ensure completeness and accuracy of the information provided by the research participants.

Recommend drug impaired research participants for medical rehabilitation and provide them with the necessary contacts.

Perform other duties related to data collection and management.

Education Qualifications

Degree in Population Studies, Statistics, Social Sciences, Project Planning and Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Work and Social Administration or any other related disciplines.

Required Experience & Skills:

Experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection

Proficiency in both English and Luganda

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to deliver outputs under minimum supervision

Good teamwork attributes

Experience with use of tablets for data collection would be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their resume, copy of degree certificate/ transcript together with a cover letter to bodadruguse@gmail.com copy to patnduggab@yahoo.com by 13th December, 2019 or hand deliver them to the Secretary, Department of Population Studies (Mathematics Building Room 106) SSP, Makerere University.

In case of any queries, please contact: 0772-828986 or 0772-469097.

NB: Only candidates short listed will be contacted for interview.

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