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Early Career Researcher – Statistician Volunteer

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  • Post Date: June 18, 2020
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Job Overview

Duration: 6 Months

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:

  • Providing input on quantitative study designs, contributing to the statistical methodology section of protocols and reviewing other sections of protocols from a statistical perspective including sample size calculations;
  • Assisting in the development of standard operating procedures (SOP) of quantitative data collection;
  • Working with the data manager to maximize data quality and validity;
  • Writing Statistical analysis plans and working with programmers to prepare associated do-files;
  • Work with the data manager specifying data formats and data cleaning needed for analysis;
  • Performing and/ reviewing statistical analysis and providing input to the interpretation results for reporting, publication and presentation;
  • Any other duties as designated by the Research Director.

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.


  • The post holder must have a statistical background with an interest in data science as a subject and as a career path.
  • Ideally must have a degree in Statistics, Maths, Population studies/Demography, or Biostatistics.
  • S/he must demonstrate competencies in several statistical/programming tools: Stata and or Python.

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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