Research Associates (Medical)

Oct 10, 2016
Oct 24, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Location Pakistan

The Outreach and Research Programme of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health has nine community-based field sites across Pakistan (including five in Karachi) and focuses on research for the betterment of women and child health. The Department has a Nutritional Research Laboratory as well as an Infectious Disease Research Laboratory that caters to the needs of its research projects. It has well-acclaimed work to its credit both at the national and international level.

The department is going to implement a community-based research project in 8 districts of Pakistan in collaboration with government stakeholders and International Agencies on Polio eradication. 


You will be responsible to:

  • identify patients for the ongoing study and also enroll them for the research study
  • collect and maintain records of research study patients, follow-up with them and update their schedule of visits
  • ensure participation of community in research project to increase case reporting
  • design and plan social mobilization strategies for community people to collaborate with research project
  • provide appropriate guidance to children screened positive with disability or malnourishment
  • train research staff and maintain a congenial working environment in the health center
  • develop data collection forms, monitor the data collection processes in the field and evaluate and validate the data collected
  • prepare periodic project reports.


You should have:

  • an MBBS degree and valid PMDC license
  • completed house job and at least one year of relevant experience preferably in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • ability to effectively work at field sites and in teams
  • good knowledge of computers particularly MS Office 
  • good communication and report writing skills.

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