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Research Assistants

Bidibidi - Yumbe District, UG

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Bidibidi - Yumbe District, UG
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Scientist and Researcher
  • Closing Date:

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InternationalRescueCommittee (IRC), along with Ibis Reproductive Health, Ipas, African Population Health and Research Center and Resilience Action International, is conductingastudytoexplore anddocument women’s experiences with abortioninhumanitariansettings in Bidibidi refugee settlement camp.Theteamisseekingindividuals withexperienceconductingqualitative interviews forstudies, preferablyforresearch about sensitivesexual and reproductive health issues.

Job responsibilities:

Qualitative interviewers will havethe following:

  • Completeatraining in researchethicsand attend an in-person study training in mid-January in Bidibidi
  • IdentifyandrecruiteligibleparticipantsforthestudyincoordinationwiththeStudyCoordinator and community partners.
  • Obtaining verbalinformed consentfromeligiblestudy participants.
  • Schedulingand conducting face-to-face in-depth interviewswith study participants
  • Completing Field note format the conclusion of each interview.
  • Reviewing audio recordingsto ensure high quality data is captured
  • Transcription of audio recordings into text format.
  • SendrecordedaudioandField note forms toStudyCoordinatorforreview.
  • Ensure all study procedures always follow ethical standards.


The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Deadline for receiving applications is January 3rd,2022

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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