Job Details
Posting Date
11/10/2016 Expiry Date 12/11/2016 Job Reference Number: 733-2016-10-11T12:13:40
Research Assistant
Category Non Faculty Vacancies
College Departments
Department Sharjah Institute for Medical Research
Job Purpose

Research assistant (RA) is expected to carry out various research and technical activities set by the research group, for example: review of literature, data collection, data entry, and data analysis, manage and respond to project related email, prepare, prepare and attend project meetings, and monitor the project budget. The applicant is expected to be able to mobilize across research sites including primary and secondary care settings across UAE. 

Main accountabilities & expectations

        This job requires applicant to have excellent skills in writing, communication, critical thinking, and 

          attention to detail. The applicant  major responsibilities are:

  • Handle and protect confidential and sensitive research-related data with integrity
  • Assist in the design, execution and evaluation of research projects, including literature reviews, surveys, focus groups, data integration and analysis.
  • Help with preparing materials for submission to granting agencies and foundations
  • Prepare materials for Human Ethics Committee
  • Prepare interview questions
  • Recruit and/or interview subjects
  • Request or acquire equipment or supplies necessary for the project
  • Attend project meetings and take minutes
  • Prepare progress reports for the PI and funding agency
  • Help with preparing manuscripts, reports, and presentations
  • Monitor the project budget
  • Assist in writing up of research proposals
  • Assist in logistical management, including acquisition of supplies, inventory management, bookkeeping and strategic planning.

Job Specific Accountabilities
Required Skills
Preferred Qualification & Experience

Education: Master’s degree in health related fields from a reputable university

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)

  • Fluent in Arabic and English
  • High personal motivation, self-management, and detail-orientation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to take responsibility in meeting deadlines and making progress without direct supervision.
  •  Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office (especially word and Excel), SPSS statistical software, and general Internet and electronic communications
Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Master's degree
Relevant Experience 2 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
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