Research Assistant

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
26 May 2023
End of advertisement period
16 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Applications are invited for the post of a research assistant at the Institute of Public Health (IPH), College of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University. The IPH has a wide range of interest areas including Public Health, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, and Occupational and Environmental Health.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate and assist with research activities including data collection, data entry and analysis and related activities.
  • Provide technical, administrative and computing support to the principal investigator using statistical and presentational software.
  • Contribute to the production of conference and seminar papers, to the preparation of reports, manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.

Minimum Qualification

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree with a major in health-related subject.

Preferred Qualification

Master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, or a closely related Basic/Health Science subject along with relevant experience in conducting survey research within hospital/out-patient settings.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

Ideally the candidate will have:

  • Familiarity with methods for quantitative and qualitative data collection, data entry, and analysis of research data
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills abilities to conduct interviews, transcribing and thematic analysis
  • Demonstrated awareness of cultural, privacy and confidentiality issues
  • Excellent computing skills and familiarity with the use and application of statistical packages, databases, spreadsheets & graphics
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Good interpersonal and team working skills and flexibility with working hours.
  • Fluency in English

Special Instructions to Applicant

Candidates should submit a cover letter together with a full curriculum vitae.

Division Zayed Bin Sultan Cntr.For Health Sc
Department Zayed Bin Sultan Cntr.For Health Sc
Job Close Date 30-06-2023
Job Category Academic - Research Assistant

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