Eijkman Institute Job Vacancy: Research Assistant in REACHOUT Project - Cianjur, West Java

Position: Research Assistant in REACHOUT Project

The position offers an opportunity for motivated candidates to join an international collaborative project between the Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK. The Eijkman Institute is a prestigious well established internationally acclaimed research institute advancing and contributing to infectious and non-infectious disease based scientific research. Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine is an international centre of excellence with up to date access and expertise in tropical infectious diseases making them a world leader in their field.

Experience in conducting qualitative research
/time management and organisational skills and ability to work both collaboratively and independently across a multi-disciplinary team are essential. Good command of written and spoken English and experience is necessary.

To work under the mentorship of the project Principal Investigators and under the coordination of the Senior Research Associate to ensure the study is implemented according to the protocol and support day to day research activities  in Cianjur, West Java, based fixed term for 24 months  andextendable.

Medical Degree or Masters in Public Health or Masters in Developmental Social Science discipline or Womens Health or higher qualification.

Additional merit:
Work experience in rural settings 3 months or more is desirable. Experience in using qualitative or quantitative is desirable.

The successful candidate will be based in Cianjur, West Java. It is a fulltime project based position initially for 24 months and depending on work performance, will be extended for the project period. He/she is open to learning new skills and will work independently with limited supervision.

Please send letter of application with contact phone number and CV to [email protected] not later than 15 November 2015.  Please put the position title in the subject line.  Only short listed candidates will be contacted.