29 Research Assistants job at The National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR)

Vacancy title:
29 Research Assistants

Jobs at:

The National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR)

Deadline of this Job:
13 January 2023

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Mwanza , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 04, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Position: Research Assistants (29 Posts)

The post holder will report to the Project Manager

Duties and responsibilities:
• To collect Data in the field;
• To conduct qualitative and quantitative data collection;
• To transcribe and translate data and study materials;
• To participate in the analysis of qualitative data –such as coding of data; V. To write field reports; and
• To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualification and competence:
• Holder of Bachelor Degree in social sciences or public health;
• Experience conducting field research and preferably qualitative research; III. Report-writing skills;
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in Kiswahili and English; V. Commitment in working as part of a multidisciplinary research team;
• Ability to work in a multicultural environment;
• Experience working in rural and urban communities in populations with low illiteracy; and
• Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Terms of service:
6 months contract which may be renewed on the basis of performance and mutual agreement.

Duty station:
The successful candidate will be based at NIMR Mwanza Centre and regularly visits study sites in Mwanza, Shinyanga and Geita Regions.


A competitive salary will be offered to the successful candidate as per project budget.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• The application letter should be written in English.
• Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with a reliable contact.
• Applicants must attach relevant certified copies of academic certificates, including forms four and six.
• Application letters should be attached with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV).

All applications should be addressed to:
Centre Manager,
National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) Mwanza Centre,
P.O.BOX 1462,
Mwanza. Or through email: mwanza@nimr.or.tz 

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