Research Assistant in Abuja, Nigeria

Industry
NGO
Specialization
Research
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female
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Job Description

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
POSITION: Research Assistant, INSPIRE MoMent Study
LOCATION: Abuja
OPENING DATE: April 7th, 2016
CLOSING DATE: April 21st, 2016

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
  • 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
  • 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.

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor of Science or equivalent
  • At least 2 years' working experience post NYSC service.
  • High-level proficiency in using Excel, Microsoft Access or other software
  • 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

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

Additional Qualifications/Experience Desired

  • Bachelor of Science or equivalent
  • At least 2 years' working experience post NYSC service.
  • High-level proficiency in using Excel, Microsoft Access or other software
  • 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.

 

 

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