The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading pan-African research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, that conducts high quality policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related development issues across Africa. APHRC actively engages policymakers and other key stakeholders to help ensure decision-making across the continent is informed by rigorous evidence-based research.
APHRC, under the Population Dynamics, Sexual and Reproductive Health Program seeks to recruit a Data Analyst intern for a period of 6 months. The Internship will provide an opportunity to gain practical work experience related to their academic background and in-depth understanding on management and analysis of longitudinal, cross-sectional and intervention data.
Data cleaning including doing all required consistency checks;
Document data sets according to the APHRC guidelines on data documentation, archiving and sharing;
Develop template syntax files for research staff to use in creating various data sets, and;
Perform exploratory statistical analysis of data.
Qualifications and Experience
A recent Master’s degree graduate in statistics, medical statistics, biostatistics or equivalent in a relevant area from a recognized university. The successful candidate should have graduated within the last one year.
Knowledge of statistical software’s – preferably STATA
Advanced competency in Microsoft packages (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply through our recruitment portal http://hrs.aphrc.org by August 22, 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
Cover letters should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Officer
African Population and Health Research Center, Inc
APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru
P.O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi
APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of children