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6 Research Assistant Job Opportunities at NIMR

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6 Research Assistant Job Opportunities at NIMR

6 Research Assistant Job Opportunities at NIMR

6 Research Assistant Job Opportunities at NIMR



The National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) is a Parastatal Organization established by an Act of Parliament No. 23 of 1979 (CAP.59, R.E.2002) and became operational in 1980. NIMR-Mwanza Research Centre is one of the NIMR Centers located in Mwanza region. The Centre is currently conducting research on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) as well as other diseases of public health importance.

The National Institute for Medical Research is looking for the qualified, experienced and well-motivated personnel to fill the Policy Engagement Manager and Research Assistants for Parent App and Cyber Violence Studies at NIMR Mwanza Centre.

Job Position: Research Assistants (6 Posts)

REPORTING: The post holder will report to the Project Principal Investigator


To contact and arrange interview appointments with study participants;
To consent and interview study participants;
To make follow-up physical visits to study participants who are not reachable by mobile phone;
To write up summaries of interviews and other fieldwork activities;
To transcribe and translate into English the qualitative data audio recordings; and
To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor


Holder of Bachelor’s Degree in sociology, public health or any other related disciplines;
Some experience in conducting qualitative and quantitative data collection;
Excellent written and oral communication skills in Kiswahili and English; and
Aged below 30 years.


The successful candidate will be based at NIMR Mwanza Centre with regular visits to study sites.


Six Months contract which may be renewed on the basis of performance and mutual agreement.


A competitive salary will be offered to the successful candidate as per project budget


:Application letters should be written in English;
Applicants must attach certified copies of Birth certificate, academic certificates and other awards;
Application letters should be attached with curriculum vitae which includes not less than two relevant referees’ contacts ;
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted; and
A daytime mobile telephone number and e-mail contact details should be included in the application

All applications should be addressed to:

Centre Manager,

National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) Mwanza Centre,

P.O.BOX 1462,

Mwanza. Or through email:

The deadline for submitting the application is 10 August 2023.

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