Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

To carry out research tasks according to the research protocol. Generally, these include:

  • Carries out research within the scope of the established study protocol. Adherence to all human subjects’ regulations as defined by the University of Malaya, Yale University, University of Connecticut.
  • Develops, submits, and manages original institutional review board (IRB) submissions. 
  • Develops forms, questionnaires, and the application of research techniques; write procedures manuals for data collection and coding. 
  • Recruits and manages individuals to participate in study-related activities, such as focus group discussions, online and in-person surveys, and other study activities. 
  • Produces and disseminate announcements to support the recruitment of participants into the research studies. 
  • Works independently and has strong communication skills. 
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in outreach and/or research engagement with people in the transgender community.   

Experience and Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Maintain ethical conduct and maturity when asking sensitive questions
  • Must be fluent in Bahasa Malaysia and English (Chinese or Tamil will be a bonus)
  • Ability to quickly problem solve, and work collaboratively under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks, attention to detail, strong work ethic, and flexibility 
  • Ability to communicate accomplishments and project barriers to multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to learn via trainings, new software for project management, data management, etc.



15 June 2023


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