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 Universiti 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 Men

who Have Sex with Men.

Experience and Qualifications

Ideal candidates should hold a Master’s in public health (MPH) degree or other

graduate-level degree in health or social-behavioral science field. Candidates with only

a bachelor’s degree should have a minimum of 2 years experience in human subjects

/ clinical research, particularly in the areas social-behavioral research.

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

flexibilityRef. No: JomPrEPmHealth/2024

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Ability to communicate accomplishments and project barriers to multidisciplinary team

Ability to learn via trainings, new software for project management, data management,

etc.

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: CBmHealth3/2024 in the subject line when you submit your application.

 

Deadline: 30th March 2024

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