Aga Khan University Research Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Aga Khan University Research Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Introduction

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. www.aku.edu

Responsibilities

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

Requirements

Bachelor’s 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

How to Apply

For more information and job application details, see; https://www.aku.edu/vacancies/pages/job-detail.aspx?JobID=7625&Title=Research%20Assistant

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