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 Men

who Have Sex with Men.

Experience and Qualifications

Ideal candidates should hold a master’s in public health (M.P.H.), Psychology degree

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

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

subjects, 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

flexibility

Ability to communicate accomplishments and project barriers to multidisciplinary teamRef. No: JomPrEPmHealth/2024

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

etc.

Notes

Deadline:

30 June 2024

Application

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

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

job reference number (Ref. No: JomPrEPmHealth/2024) in the subject line when you apply

for the position.

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