Junior Researcher – Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI) Vacancy Announcement

Junior Researcher – Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI) Vacancy Announcement, June 29 2023



Organization: Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI)

Position: Junior Researcher

Employment: Contract

Salary: Birr 10,386.00

Date of Announcement: June 29 2023

Deadline: Jul 5, 2023




Job Description


The Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI) in collaboration with APOPO, a Belgian NGO that trains rats to detect landmines, tuberculosis and much more is working a project that aims to enhance tuberculosis case detection among health facilities across Addis Ababa City Administration. The objective of the project is to find smear positive tuberculosis patients that are missed by the conventional method (microscopy) and bring them to treatment so as to contain the spread of the disease to the community. As a component of this project, it also does door-to-door screening of tuberculosis among the urban population of Addis Ababa. This project seeks to hire junior researchers who report directly to the Head of the Research Project.

Position: Junior Researcher

Duties and responsibilities

·         Collect baseline and demographic data from the urban poor population that will participate in the project

·         Accompany and guide the health extension team of the health facility to find presumptive cases among the community

·         Collect patient outcome data from the health facilities, compile and report to the Head of the Research Project

·         Liaise with the staff of the health facilities and Community Health Workers to maximize the impact of the project

·         Ensure that sample collectors are working in harmony with the staff of the health facilities

Job Requirements

Job Requirement


·         B.Sc. degree in Public Health and/or nursing from a recognized university

·         Able to present a professional license issued by the relevant authority

·         At least 2 years’ experience in TB and/or HIV clinics with in-depth knowledge of the national programs Prior experience in community health dealing with civil societies and TB and/or HIV affected community

·         Fluency in English communication (spoken & written)

·         Basic knowledge of Microsoft applications

Number required- 2


How to Apply

How to Apply

The application should be submitted online on ethiojobs (http://www.ethiojobs.net/ (http://www.ethiojobs.net/)

·         With a brief CV (maximum length 4 pages)

·         A covering letter (maximum 1 page,

·         Describing why you are interested in applying for the position and how you meet the requirements for the position) and a one-page table summarizing your educational background, work experience, technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process.








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