Junior Researcher_Public Health or Health informatics – Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI) Vacancy Announcement

Junior Researcher_Public Health or Health informatics – Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI) Vacancy Announcement, February 20 2024



Organization: Armauer Hansen Research Inistitute(AHRI)

Position: Junior Researcher_ Public Health or Health informatics

Location: Addis Ababa

Employment: Contract

Salary: Birr 10,386 (ETB ten thousand three hundred eighty six)

Date of Announcement: February 20 2024

Deadline: February 26, 2024





Job Description


Position: Junior ResearcherPublic Health or Health informatics

The Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI) was founded in 1970 through the initiative of the Norwegian and Swedish Save the Children organizations seconded by the Ministry of Health of Ethiopia. The Institute got its name from the Norwegian physician, Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen, who first described the leprosy bacillus (Mycobacterium leprae). AHRI reorganized by the decree of the Council of Minister’s Regulation No. 530/2023 with the objectives of conducting biomedical, clinical trial and bioequivalence research, promoting and strengthening local production of pharmaceutical products and research capacity building under the Federal Ministry of Health. AHRI, over its 50 years in service, is well known for its hub function for skill and technology transfer and partnership embracing research agendas with direct impact in the development and transformation of population in Ethiopia and beyond.

The Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases Research (MNTD) Division of AHRI has secured a grant from the European Union in collaboration with the Institute Pasteur Paris (IPP), the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), and other collaborators for the project entitled Serological Testing And Treatment For P. Vivax: From A Cluster-Randomised Trial In Ethiopia And Madagascar To A Mobile-Technology Supported Intervention-PvSTATEM”. The research project sites will be in the Oromia Region, West Arsi Zone, Shashemen Zuria Wereda, Arsi Negele Wereda and Shalla Wereda.

Therefore, the MNTD Division is looking for self-driven, motivated, innovative, and energetic Junior Researchers Public Health or Health informatics to join our vibrant team.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

·         Plan and conduct data collection, data entry and data cleaning activities via REDCap and other software.

·         Prompt response to the requests from project coordinator, manager, local data collectors and the field staff·

·         Responsible for accurately completing records and reports from field and support in coordination of data collection.

·         Responsible to handle CRF’s and adhere to data quality protocols.

·         Preparing project specific data collection instruments, data handling and sharing platforms.

·         Maintain data integration, sharing, analysis and quality assurance of project data

·         Update the data team about a project data status when ever requested and report on time with all the necessary data qualities.

·         Be able to comprehend any urgent requests and tasks by the PI and data managers with in the requested time frame.


Job Requirements



·         BSc Degree in Public Health or Health informatics fields from a recognized university.

·         Minimum CGPA of 3.50 for male and 3.00 for female applicants

·         Zero year work experience

·         Willingness to work at the field site frequently.

Other Competencies

·         Fluency in English Language

·         Experience on data management tools such as ODK, REDCap, KoboToolbox etc is an advantage

·         Data analysis skill with R and STATA and project data monitoring is a plus.

·         Basic knowledge in research methodology and research designs.

·         Strong computer literacy (MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and internet use)

·         Excellent interpersonal communication skill

·         Capacity to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels

·         Ability to work with others/team work, including international collaborators.

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills of English and Afan Oromo languages.

Duty station: Addis Ababa with a frequent travel to the field (study sites) and may stay for months in the field.

Number required: 3 (Three)

Salary: ETB 10,386.00

Terms of employment: one year contract period with full time employment basis with possibility of extension based on performance and budget availability.


How to Apply


How to Apply

Interested applicants who fulfill the above requirements should send their CV/resume through ethiojobs.net and to facilitate the screening process, applicants should also fill the online application form at the following website:


Please note that filling this online application form and sending your CV/resume through ethiojobs.net is mandatory and applicants who fail to do so will not be considered for screening. Multiple submissions for this job post is not allowed.



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