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Looking for a Research Assistant, health policy and systems research

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Job Vacancy

Position: Research Assistant, health policy and systems research

Duration and type of contract: 12 months full time renewable

Location: Research for Development International head office, Yaoundé

Background:R4D International (R4DI) is a research foundation promoting evidence-based practices in health and development (www.r4dinternational.org). This organization is recruiting a research assistant to monitor R4DI ongoing research projects in health policy and health systems.

Overview of the role:

Under the direct supervision of the Technical Director of R4D International, the incumbent will:

  • Reinforce and support current research activities in health policy and health systems;
  • Assist in the development of new research lines and projects ;
  • Contribute to proposal writing;
  • Write articles and blog related to the field of health policy and systems research;
  • Contribute to data management and data analysis;
  • Supervise students internship;
  • Execute tasks as required by the Technical Director of R4D International;
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Master's degree in public health/Social sciences or health related field;
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in research in health policy and health systems;
  • Strong skills in proposal writing;
  • Availability to start work immediately;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and ideally, experience in writing research proposals, articles and blogs;
  • Good command of French will be an asset;
  • Experience in conducting research and data analysis is an asset.

How to Apply:

  • Submit updated CV and letter of motivation to contact@r4dinternational.org latest January 25th,2016;
  • Please note that this position may be filled before the deadline;
  • Females candidacies are encouraged;

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews and writing phases.

We offer:

  • An intellectually stimulating and socially committed research environment with room for personal initiative and career growth;
  • A full time contract as a research assistant;
  • A competitive pay package.

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