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Early Career Researcher – Social Scientist Volunteer

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  • Post Date: June 18, 2020
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Job Overview

Duty Station: Harare

The Centre for Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Research Zimbabwe (CeSHHAR Zimbabwe) is registered with the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare as a private voluntary organisation (PVO). CeSHHAR houses several HIV prevention and sexual health research and programmatic projects.

Job description

Reporting to the Research Director, the following will be the ECR’s/ Volunteer’s core learning duties:

  • Designing qualitative and quantitative data collection instruments; Recruitment of study participants according to protocol eligibility criteria;
  • Ensuring informed consent process of participants;
  • Collecting qualitative data using survey questionnaire individual interviews, focus group discussions and participatory approaches as needed;
  • Processing qualitative data including transcription and translation;
  • Compiling interview summaries, analytic memos and coding frameworks;
  • Coding and analysing data using NVivo;
  • Actively collaborate as a co-author in drafting publications with the rest of the team (including progress reports, conference abstracts and journal manuscripts);
  • Assist the Research Director in the submission of the approvals to MRCZ and RCZ;
  • Conduct mapping and sensitization meetings in areas that the research is working on;
  • Any other duties as designated by the Research Director -KP.

Other requirements

  • The post holder must demonstrate a strong understanding of social and health issues and knowledge on how digital mental health technologies and their impact on society and health. Must have strong analytical skills and be a strategic thinker.
  • Must be able to see opportunities in the digital health space focusing on mental health.


  • Preferred background in social science, population health, public health or related health.

To apply

If you are interested in the above position please email your CV and application cover letter to ceshhar.vacancies@gmail.com

Indicate the position and duty station you are applying for in the subject line.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: 22 June 2020 (4:30pm)

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