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Operational Research Epidemiologist

Closing: Jul 18, 2024

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Published: Jul 5, 2024 (20 days ago)

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  • The MSF Mombasa Project is conducting a multiyear mixed methods research study, which collects and analyses diverse forms of data (quantitative, qualitative) to enhance and evaluate the project’s impact on population health and well-being. This position will coordinate daily operations of all research activities and staff, working in close consultation with the principal investigators, medical team, and other collaborators.

Requirements

Education

  • Higher degree (Bachelors or Masters) in epidemiology, medicine, public health, psychology, or some other similar field.

Experience

  • Essential experience coordinating or supporting research initiatives in health or the social sciences.
  • Essential experience leading a team, including people management and collaboration between partners.
  • Essential experience leading or supporting survey research.
  • Desirable experienced leading or supporting qualitative research.
  • Desirable experience on health topics pertaining to adolescents, young people, and/or key population.

Languages

  • English + Kiswahili essential.

Knowledge

  • Essential knowledge of research methods.
  • Essential knowledge of data management, including quality control and assurance.
  • Essential computer literacy (i.e., Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Essential knowledge of statistical analysis package (e.g., Stata, R, SAS).
  • Desirable knowledge of survey platforms (e.g., Kobo, Qualtrics).

Competencies

  • Results and Quality Orientation
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Behavioural Flexibility
  • Commitment to MSF Principles
  • Stress Management

If you meet the above requirements, please send your application to [email protected] by July 20, 2024. (Clinical Officer)

Please include the following:

  • Detailed CV, including contact information (telephone number, e-mail address, physical address)
  • Short cover letter (max. 1/2 page)
  • Scan of your national ID
  • Scan of your academic qualifications

It is important that each attachment is named in the following manner: “CV Last name First name 2024” (for example: “CV last name First name 2024”, “Bachelors degree last name first name 2024”.)

 

If you meet the above requirements, please submit your application through:

[email protected] by the 18 July 2024. (Operational Research Epidemiologist)


Responsibilities
  • The MSF Mombasa Project is conducting a multiyear mixed methods research study, which collects and analyses diverse forms of data (quantitative, qualitative) to enhance and evaluate the project’s impact on population health and well-being. This position will coordinate daily operations of all research activities and staff, working in close consultation with the principal investigators, medical team, and other collaborators.

Requirements

Education

  • Higher degree (Bachelors or Masters) in epidemiology, medicine, public health, psychology, or some other similar field.

Experience

  • Essential experience coordinating or supporting research initiatives in health or the social sciences.
  • Essential experience leading a team, including people management and collaboration between partners.
  • Essential experience leading or supporting survey research.
  • Desirable experienced leading or supporting qualitative research.
  • Desirable experience on health topics pertaining to adolescents, young people, and/or key population.

Languages

  • English + Kiswahili essential.

Knowledge

  • Essential knowledge of research methods.
  • Essential knowledge of data management, including quality control and assurance.
  • Essential computer literacy (i.e., Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Essential knowledge of statistical analysis package (e.g., Stata, R, SAS).
  • Desirable knowledge of survey platforms (e.g., Kobo, Qualtrics).

Competencies

  • Results and Quality Orientation
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Behavioural Flexibility
  • Commitment to MSF Principles
  • Stress Management

If you meet the above requirements, please send your application to [email protected] by July 20, 2024. (Clinical Officer)

Please include the following:

  • Detailed CV, including contact information (telephone number, e-mail address, physical address)
  • Short cover letter (max. 1/2 page)
  • Scan of your national ID
  • Scan of your academic qualifications

It is important that each attachment is named in the following manner: “CV Last name First name 2024” (for example: “CV last name First name 2024”, “Bachelors degree last name first name 2024”.)

 

If you meet the above requirements, please submit your application through:

[email protected] by the 18 July 2024. (Operational Research Epidemiologist)


  • Participating in defining the objectives of operational research, implementing research protocols, refining data collection tools, and ensuring participant recruitment and retention.
  • Coordinating the execution of the research with partners and in compliance to approved study protocols.
  • Providing training to and supervising the team implementing the research.
  • Lead data collection activities in coordination with the research team.
  • Ensuring the highest ethical standard is maintained, including that all participants have freely given their consent to participate and have received the correct information in a format they can comprehend.
  • Reviewing data collection and undertaking analysis as appropriate, reporting on a regular basis to the functional referent about study progress and any relevant information for the project and mission.
  • Support dissemination of study methods and results including through reports, presentations, papers, and other scientific output.
  • Managing data systems and ensuring accurate, high-quality datasets that adhere to the highest standards of security and confidentiality.
  • Support dissemination of findings as described in the study protocol, including to MSF teams and partners from government, academia, and community.
  • Support research planning and budgeting.
  • Provide administrative support to the study investigator group, including its principal investigators.
  • Propose and undertake analyses of study data.
  • Ensure the protection of rights, safety and welfare of study participants and staff.
  • Support and guide the research officers and, as necessary, other project staff to ensure adherence to study procedures, verification processess.
  • Collaborate with and support the research’s principal investigators (PIs) in preparation of timely submission of reportable events.
  • Ensure data is recorded, handled, stored and reported accurately and confidentiality is maintained.
  • Partcipate in the project’s meeting.


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