30 Position of Evaluation Research Assistant (Temporary ) at ICAP: (Deadline 19 April 2021)
Job no: 495125
Work type: Temporary Full-Time
ICAP at Columbia University, through funding by the U.S President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), is supporting the scale-up of HIV recent infection surveillance using a new HIV-1 rapid test for recent infection (RTRI) in Rwanda. Expanded usage of the new test in routine HIV testing services offers opportunity to target prevention efforts, improve care and treatment of people living with HIV, and accelerate epidemic control. ICAP, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as an Evaluation Research Assistant in Rwanda. The successful candidate will start by May 2021
Reporting to the Evaluation Study Coordinator, the Evaluation Research Assistant will serve as one of a larger team of Research Assistants implementing day-to-day activities to support the headquarters-led evaluation study to: 1) assess the impact of HIV-1 recency testing on HIV positive yield of index testing and 2) the risk (including intimate partner violence and health-related quality of life) associated with recency testing and returning testing results. The Research Assistant will be assigned to either one facility or several facilities within their catchment area, possibly requiring travel between study sites. The Research Assistant can expect to interview study participants to collect survey data and retrieve existing data from electronic and paper records. The Research Assistant will also liaise regularly with Evaluation Study Coordinator and other members of the study team.
The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding. Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.
How to Apply
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications by the link:https://icapacity.icap.columbia.edu/en-us/job/495125/evaluation-research-assistant-temporary
Advertised: 13 Apr 2021 South Africa Standard Time
Applications close: 19 Apr 2021 South Africa Standard Time