Job Summary
Early Career Researcher – Statistician Volunteer: CeSHHAR Zimbabwe
Deadline: 22 June 2020 (4:30pm)

Duration: 6 Months

The Centre for Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Research Zimbabwe (CeSHHAR Zimbabwe) is registered with the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare as a private voluntary organisation (PVO). CeSHHAR houses several HIV prevention and sexual health research and programmatic projects.

Duties And Responsibilities
Job description
Reporting to the Research Director, the following will be the ECR’s/ Volunteer’s core learning duties: Providing input on quantitative study designs, contributing to the statistical methodology section of protocols and reviewing other sections of protocols from a statistical perspective including sample size calculations; Assisting in the development of standard operating procedures (SOP) of quantitative data collection; Working with the data manager to maximize data quality and validity; Writing Statistical analysis plans and working with programmers to prepare associated do-files; Work with the data manager specifying data formats and data cleaning needed for analysis; Performing and/ reviewing statistical analysis and providing input to the interpretation results for reporting, publication and presentation; Any other duties as designated by the Research Director.

Qualifications And Experience
Other requirements
The post holder must demonstrate a strong understanding of social and health issues and knowledge on how digital mental health technologies and their impact on society and health. Must have strong analytical skills and be a strategic thinker. Must be able to see opportunities in the digital health space focusing on mental health.

The post holder must have a statistical background with an interest in data science as a subject and as a career path. Ideally must have a degree in Statistics, Maths, Population studies/Demography, or Bio-statistics. S/he must demonstrate competencies in several statistical/programming tools: Stata and or Python.

How To Apply
To apply
If you are interested in the above position please email your CV and application cover letter to [email protected] Indicate the position and duty station you are applying for in the subject line. Only short listed applicants will be contacted