Research Assistant Job in Abuja at The Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN)

The Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (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 local and international organizations and the different tiers of the Government of Nigeria at national, state, local and site levels. The Institute’s mission is to be Center of Excellence in providing health service implementation, capacity building, and research, and ensuring equitable access to individuals and communities through innovative and evidence-based strategies.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Research Assistant, INSPIRE MoMent Study

Location: Abuja
Immediate Supervisor: Research Coordinator, INSPIRE MoMent Study

Summary/Overview

  • The INSPIRE-MoMent study Research Assistant (RA) will provide technical and administrative support for the study’s field implementation, data collection and analysis, and manuscript development.
  • The RA is expected to spend approximately 25% of their time in the field and 75% in the central office.
  • Residence in FCT or within 1 hour’s drive of the Central Business District is a requirement. The study is in year 3 of its 4-year funding.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Field and Central Office validation, entry and cleaning of study data
  • Support Research Associates and Data Manager to supervise up to 15 field staff in the collection and reporting of quality data
  • Develop and update Standard Operating Procedures
  • Participate in routine completion of study forms and data collection tools as necessary
  • Work alongside study statistician, epidemiologist and Health Economist to prepare databases for statistical and economic analysis
  • Participate in academic research activity including but not limited to abstract writing, data analysis and manuscript development.
  • Maintain one or more electronic study databases as well as hard copy data archives
  • Support up to 3 Central Office Data Assistants in maintaining ancillary databases.
  • Collection, collation and development of monthly study reports and summaries
  • Provide ad-hoc data reports to PI and funder

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor of Science or equivalent
  • At least mid-level proficiency in using SPSS or SAS statistical software
  • Experience developing tools, collecting and analyzing data for at least 1 research project
  • At least 2 years’ working experience post NYSC service.
  • High-level proficiency in using Excel, Microsoft Access or other software

Additional Qualifications/Experience Desired:

  • Bachelor of Science or equivalent
  • At least mid-level proficiency in using SPSS or SAS statistical software
  • Experience developing tools, collecting and analyzing data for at least 1 research project
  • At least 2 years’ working experience post NYSC service.
  • High-level proficiency in using Excel, Microsoft Access or other software


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume, genuine supporting documents, academic qualifications and a one page cover letter as one MS Word document saved with applicants name in the following format e.g. Musa Okafor Olufemi Research Assistant, INSPIRE MoMent Study explaining suitability to “Associate Director, Human Resources” through this email address: [email protected]

Note:
Only candidates with the minimum requirements will be considered for shortlisting.

Application Deadline  21st April, 2016.

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