Fresh Graduate Recruitment as Research Assistants at The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN)

The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-governmental organization implementing a comprehensive family-focused HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment program in partnership with the different tiers of the Government of Nigeria at national, state, local and site levels. To ensure continued improvement in the quality of services we provide to our clients, we are conducting a research to assess the uptake of ART to TBHIV co-infected patients in FCT. We therefore require the services of resourceful and experienced fresh graduates for a short term position as Research Assistants (RAs).

Below are the full details on the Fresh Graduate Recruitment as Research Assistants at The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN);

Open to: All Interested Candidates
Position: Temporary TB Research Assistants (27 positions)
Opening Date: June 05th, 2015
Closing Date: June 19th, 2015
Work Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm daily(Monday to Friday)
Duration: Two (2) weeks.
Remuneration: Payment will be made weekly to all selected RAs as in line with our terms of engagement.
Ref: CDC/IHVN-002

Basic Functions of the Position:

The RAs are to undergo a three day training and practicum after which they are to be stationed in a given health care facility in Ogun State for the entire duration of the study. RAs are expected to:

  1. Work in assigned facilities to interview selected facility staff using well-structured questionnaires.
  2. Conduct chart abstraction in line with the assessment guidelines
  3. Trackclients identified during the abstraction to other facilities.

Job Requirements:

Note: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.

  1. Fresh graduates/NYSC members in biological sciences, medical sciences or related fields.
  2. Knowledge of TBHIV program and research work will be an added advantage.
  3. Good computer skills.
  4. Must be based and familiar with the respective Local Government Council within Ogun State.
  5. Must be willing to work in assigned facilities.
  6. Good communication skills.
  7. Prior experience in Research interview.

Selection Process

Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for a written and oral interview.

How to Apply

Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following:

  1. A type-written application letter specifically applying for this position. Please state the reference number and job title on the application letter and send to: [email protected] .
  2. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above should also be submitted along with the application letter to the email above.

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