Research Assistant I

Contract Type
Full Time
Closing Date
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Job Requirements

English Language skills: IELTS: 6, STEP: 75, or TOEFL: (PBT: 500) (IBT: 61) Education: Master's Degree in Health Sciences or Health Management • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office, SAS or SPSS statistica analysis, Qualitative Data Coding Software e.g. NVIVO Work Experience: Minimum of three (3) years experience in Clinical Research Process Scientific Methods or in a related field.

Job Responsibilities

• Identifies or designs appropriate instrumentation (e.g., surveys, knowledge assessments, interviews and observation protocols) for responding to research and evaluation questions. • Collects and reviews quantitative and qualitative data using appropriate techniques to ensure timeliness, reliability and validity • Conducts quantitative data analyses, through the use of descriptive statistics as well as more advanced statistical modeling or qualitative analyses, as appropriate. • Oversees the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategic research plan to ensure policies and technology systems are of the highest quality. • Designs, conducts analyses and provides key strategy and policy recommendations. • Liaises with internal and external investigators or research centers to maintain and improve the research collection systems. • Initiates policy and process design of research reports to meet a variety of needs and acts as a subject matter expert in data analysis and interpretation. • Coordinates and manages enhancements, standardization and maintenance of data systems across the departments. • Creates and implements work plans and provides input on analysis and systems development. • Analyzes internal and external data and performs a wide range of reports. • Participates with research teams in the execution of high-quality, multi-level, multi-method research and evaluations. • Assists and participates in preparation of research schedules, and manages research activities, including, but not limited to, interviews, focus groups and survey administration. • Attends meeting and contributes to research publications or presentations as appropriate. • Reviews written summaries of the research work as required. • Evaluates preliminary data using standard research techniques. • Provides research support for work being undertaken by other senior members of the department.


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