Research Assistant, Grant

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Thursday, 29 October 2020
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 28 November 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

Research Assistant position in family medicine. The successful applicant will work within a research project “The Emirates Heart Health Project” for 6 months with a PI from the Family Medicine Department, College of Medicine and Health Sciences.

This position may be renewable depending on the progress of the project.

He/she will:

  • Translate and cross check study materials into Arabic.
  • Deliver teaching sessions in participants’ homes.
  • Review and comment on participant self submitted data.
  • Follow up with participants who miss sessions and deliver make up sessions.
  • Offer support, technical and otherwise, to study participants.
  • Gather and collate participant data.

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor’s degree in any field.

Preferred Qualification

Experience and working connections with government health entities. Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in psychology. Ability to assess others’ level of health literacy.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

  • The applicants must have a very strong command of spoken and written English and Gulf Arabic and must be an excellent communicator.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Android OS and iOS.
  • Must have a strong sense of local culture and respect for local customs and sensitivities.
  • Must be willing to work on Fridays (the position will have compensated time during the week).

Special Instructions to Applicant

Candidates should submit a cover letter, detailed CV, and statements of skills related to the area of expertise.

Division College of Medicine&Health Sciences

Department As.Dean for Research&Grad.Std.-CMHS

Job Close Date open until filled

Job Category Staff