Research Assistants at African Population And Health Research Center (APHRC)

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

African Population And Health Research Center


  • Administer online survey using KoBo Collect or related program.
  • Conduct in-depth interviews and focus group interviews with select study participants.
  • Transcribe verbatim audio recordings from interviews.
  • Data entry, review and edit to ensure completeness and accuracy of information.
  • Collection and collation of research data from different sources like online surveys.
  •  Perform administrative tasks related to the project.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Gender and Development Studies, Education, Population Studies/Demography, Statistics, Epidemiology, Economics, or related discipline (A Bachelor’s degree in these fields coupled with adequate experience is acceptable).
  • At least two years’ experience in research field work including data collection, managing data collection teams, and data analysis
  • Proven quantitative data collection and analysis skills, with familiarity with related analysis packages STATA, SPSS, R.
  • Proven qualitative data collection and analysis skills, with familiarity with related analysis packages Nvivo or Atlas ti.
  • Ability to work independently, set priorities, multitask, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and ability to work in a culturally diverse team.
  • Must be able to communicate and write in English.

Desirable skills:

  • Experience conducting qualitative research interviews.
  • Experience in coding data using NVivo or any other software.
  • Experience in transcribing audio recordings for research.
  • Knowledge of Kenya Medical Training College work environment.

Application documents should include:

  • Cover letter.
  • CV with contact details of three referees.
  • Copy of National ID.
  • Copies of academic certificates and relevant testimonials.

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