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  • Posted: Aug 6, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Our mission is to provide youths, in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and beyond, with evidence-based tools to improve their life outcomes. We believe in a world where youth, anywhere, can actualize their life outcomes. Founded at Harvard and launched in Kenya in 2018, we combine rigorous social science research with deep contextual knowledge of the education and mental healthcare space in SSA and beyond.
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    Research Associate

    Essential Duties, Responsibilities, & Skills

    Research Planning & Implementation

    • Understand the workings of data collection which include but are not limited to conducting qualitative or quantitative data collection, which may involve focus group assessments
    • Enter and prepare data for cleaning, to include scanning paper questionnaires and verifying responses
    • Clean and analyze data using Excel and R
    • Recruit research participants; this includes mapping out locations, making phone calls, scheduling interview sessions, and logistical management of respondents
    • Schedule, organize and report on status of research activities
    • Collect qualitative or quantitative data from research participants
    • Support in the development of research materials such as questionnaires, protocols, and literature reviews
    • Respond to emails/communication relating to research projects
    • Attend regular research project meetings
    • Meet with Research Manager on a regular basis to maintain ongoing communication regarding quality of performance
    • Perform other related duties as required

    Educational/Training Background & Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (psychology, statistics, computer programming)
    • 2-4 years of experience in quantitative and qualitative research
    • Scientific writing and publication experience
    • Meticulous
    • Computer programming/coding (R, KOBO, REDCAP)
    • Advanced MS Office
    • Passionate, willing to embrace challenges, and intellectually curious

    Method of Application

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