(Jobs in Kenya) Research Associate at Shamiri Institute - Gazeti Jobs

(Jobs in Kenya) Research Associate at Shamiri Institute

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Essential Duties, Responsibilities, & Skills

Research Planning & Implementation

  • Understand the workings of data collection which include but are not limited to conducting qualitative or quantitative data collection, which may involve focus group assessments
  • Enter and prepare data for cleaning, to include scanning paper questionnaires and verifying responses
  • Clean and analyze data using Excel and R
  • Recruit research participants; this includes mapping out locations, making phone calls, scheduling interview sessions, and logistical management of respondents
  • Schedule, organize and report on status of research activities
  • Collect qualitative or quantitative data from research participants
  • Support in the development of research materials such as questionnaires, protocols, and literature reviews
  • Respond to emails/communication relating to research projects
  • Attend regular research project meetings
  • Meet with Research Manager on a regular basis to maintain ongoing communication regarding quality of performance
  • Perform other related duties as required

Educational/Training Background & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (psychology, statistics, computer programming)
  • 2-4 years of experience in quantitative and qualitative research
  • Scientific writing and publication experience
  • Meticulous
  • Computer programming/coding (R, KOBO, REDCAP)
  • Advanced MS Office
  • Passionate, willing to embrace challenges, and intellectually curious
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