RESEARCH ASSISTANT (mHealth Project)
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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, and U.S. NIH.

  • 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

  • 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 communicate accomplishments and project barriers to multidisciplinary team

Notes

Send your resume and cover letter to mhealth@um.edu.my to apply for this position. If you

have questions about the position, please contact mhealth@um.edu.my. Kindly please

include the Ref. No: CBmHealth2/2024 in the subject line when you submit your application.

 

Deadline:

23 February 2024

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