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Oct 4, 2017

Vijana SMART Study Qualitative Interviewer Consultant Vacancy in Kenya

Social Media for Adolescent Retention and Treatment (Vijana - SMART) Study

Summary: This study is being conducted by Kenyatta National Hospital and University of Washington. 

The main aims of the study are: 

(1) to study the use of mobile technology in adolescents and 

(2) to use social media to provide social and treatment support to HIV-infected adolescents.

Position: Qualitative Interviewer Consultant 

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We are seeking one individual for the position of Qualitative Interviewer Consultant for the (Vijana-SMART) Study, The Qualitative Interviewer Consultant will be responsible for conducting in-depth interviews (IDIs) with HIV-infected adolescents and young adults (AYA) and focus group discussions (FGDs) with HIV-infected AYA and healthcare workers. 

These IDIs and FGDs will explore preferences with regards to a social media intervention to improve AYA HIV care. Activities will take place at 3 health clinics in Nairobi.

  • Public health or social science degree
  • Experience conducting IDIs and FGDs on sensitive health issues (HIV focused work preferred)
  • Experience building rapport with adolescents and young adults
  • Experience conducting FGDs for user-centered technology design
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Work with study coordinator to schedule appointments for IDIs and FGDs with AYA and healthcare workers
  • Conduct IDIs and FGDs
  • Transcribe and translate IDIs/FGDs into English
  • Securely transfer and store digital recordings and IDI/FGD transcript
  • Write memos summarizing content of IDIs and FGDs
  • Communicate frequently with the Seattle and Nairobi study team, including frequent email and Skype communication
  • Any other duties assigned
Duration of Employment: This contract will be for 6 months, or as long as is required to complete 40 IDIs and 8 FGDs

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online and then email your current CV, copies of certificates and testimonials to [email protected] by not later than 18th October 2017. 

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