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Social Science Research A

Medical Research Council (MRC UK) /UVRI AND LSHTM UGANDA RESEARCH UNIT

This is a Full-time position in Kalungu posted November 20, 2020.

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Job Title Social Science Research Assistant
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Organization Medical Research Council MRC UK /UVRI and LSHTM Uganda
Research Unit
Duty Station Entebbe, Uganda
Position Code SSRAE -1120
Reports to Project Leader
About US
The Medical Research Council MRC UK is an internationally recognisedcentre
of excellence with dominant research themes in the areas of HIV and emerging
infections, vaccines and immunity, and chronic diseases and cancer. Through a
multidisciplinary approach, intersecting basic science, epidemiological
research, social-behavioural research and the conduct of new intervention
evaluation studies, the Unit contributes knowledge on changing epidemics and
diseases, the evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and
prevention and the development of health policy and practice in Africa and
worldwide. Following the signing of strategic transfer agreements between the
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine LSHTM and the Medical
Research Council MRC UK, the Unit formally joined LSHTM on 1st February
2018. The exciting new partnership will boost research capacity into current
and emerging health issues in Africa and throughout the world. The Unit is
based at the UVRI Entebbe campus with established outposts in Kalungu, Masaka,
Wakiso and Kampala Districts.
Job Summary The Social Science Research Assistant will mainly provide
support to the social science team under the supervision of the designated
Project team leader and/or project leader.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Contribute to study design and implementation. This includes taking an
active part in testing, piloting and undertaking design of research tools and
associated activities;
Undertake mobilization for stud ies;
Undertake data collection in consultation with the Project team leader and
Project leader, as appropriate;
Contribute to management of data, including the checking of data, logging
and data entry and archiving of scripts where appropriate;
Undertake data analysis in consultation with the Project team leader and
Project leader;
Contribute to the preparation of manuscripts for publication and
presentations of study data for conferences and workshops. This includes
actively participating in the writing of manuscripts/presentations;
Participate in the dissemination of results at the local and national
level, including to study participants; and,
Work in close collaboration with external researchers/staff from other
programmes, as may be appropriate.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate must hold a B achelor’s degree in Social sciences or
related;
Certificate in health education/health promotion, GCP, counselling,
research methods are an added advantage;
At least three years’ experience in a clinical research setting,
preferably including experience in social and behavioural science research and
participants;
Prior interviewing and facilitation experience;
Good verbal and written communication skills;
Good command of both English and Luganda; and,
Proficiency in computer use MS word, Excel, Access, Nvivo.
How to Apply
Follow the link below to fill a form and submit your application
documentation:
Click Here ]https://redcap.link/SSRACULSHISTFrm
Filling the form more than once will lead to automatic disqualification. High
level of integrity while filling the form is required and will be considered
during shortlisting.
The applications should be addressed to:
The Head of Human Resources,
MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit,
P.O. Box, 49,
Entebbe, Uganda.
Deadline: 2 nd December 2020

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