QUALITATIVE FIELD INTERVIEWERS FOR THE URBAN EDUCATION III PROJECT IN UGANDA

DEADLINE: June 4, 2021
CLOSED JOB

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an African-led and Africa based international research institute committed to conducting high quality and policy relevant multidisciplinary research. Our research addresses important development issues and challenges facing sub-Saharan Africa in areas such as education, population, health, aging, urbanization and wellbeing. Our goal is to generate evidence for meaningful action, engage with policy makers in the region to disseminate our research findings, influence policy decisions, and improve the quality of life in Africa.

The APHRC invites applications for Qualitative Field Interviewers in its Urban Education III project that will be conducted in Kampala and Mukono in Uganda.

Minimum Qualifications Required
 University degree in Developmental Studies, Education, Social Administration, Social Sciences, or any other related field
 Training in data collection and/or research methods is an added advantage
 Strong command of both written and spoken English and Luganda languages
 Have proven experience and skills in qualitative research work
 Ability to facilitate interviews and group discussions in English and Luganda
 Have strong communication and interpersonal skills
 Have experience in note taking during qualitative discussions
 Experience in conducting interviews with varied audiences (children, students/learners, adolescents and households)
 Experienced in using electronic data collection devices like electronic digital recorders and Survey CTO or Open Data Kit (ODK).

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Take notes and compile comprehensive qualitative interview debriefing reports/notes
2. Moderate/facilitate qualitative interviews with parents and teachers among other school and selected education stakeholders
3. Prepare data collection progress reports and updates
4. Other task assigned by the partner organization, supervisor, project manager and principal investigator.

In addition, the candidates must:
a. Be a resident of Uganda and one of the two study sites (Kampala and Mukono) with knowledge of the slums/informal settlements in either of the two study sites
b. Be ready and willing to work full-time on the project for the duration of data collection, (June –July 2021)
c. Are flexible and available to work odd hours (when necessary), under minimum supervision.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications including a Cover letter and CV with contacts of three referees by June 4, 2021 to jobs@aphrc.org . Please indicate on the subject line of the email “Qualitative Field Interviewer- Urban Education III Project.” We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICANTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO MAKE ANY PAYMENTS TO ANYONE DURING ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.

APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of
vulnerable persons.

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