Research Associate, Information Technology

Mar 15, 2018
Apr 02, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
You will be responsible to develop high-quality reports, manuscripts and proposals and assist in research activities of AKDN eHRC by conducting literature searches; developing methodologies; collecting, compiling and analyzing data; and writing reports. The candidate will also be responsible to develop monitoring and evaluation (M&E) frameworks and implement M&E activities of various e-Health programmes and projects.



 The responsibilites would include;

  • Conduct literature searches.
  • Develop high-quality research methodologies and monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
  • Liaise with donor agency representatives, project personnel and principal investigators for research activities.
  • Prepare reports of completed projects, manuscripts, abstracts for publications and presentations as required by investigators, administrators and funding agencies.
  • Develop tools for monitoring and evaluation of eHealth projects/programmes.
  • Manage data collection and analysis for M&E activities of various projects.
  • Manage, compile and analyze research data and maintain data on various platforms.
  • Participate in research-related workshops and/or trainings.
  • Develop content for learning activities like workshops, short courses, and conferences.
  • Research and identify research grants and funding opportunities for AKDN eHRC.
  • Develop concept notes, proposals, research reports and assessment reports.
  • Establish proposal deadlines by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, approval and submission.
  • Manage research proposal submissions to ensure proposals are prepared, approved, submitted in a timely manner.
  • Prepare drafts for presentations, reports, publications and other documents for dissemination.



  • A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Medicine, preferably a Master’s degree with public health experience.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience.
  • Knowledge of clinical research and research methods, including epidemiologic study design and statistical methods.
  • Knowledge of grant proposal writing, health research, health care technology.
  • Experience in literature search and data analysis.
  • Ability to perform under competing deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.


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