[TimorLesteStudies] Data Specialist required for a Health Projects
jenster at cres10.anu.edu.au
Tue Jun 19 09:52:13 EST 2007
Please direct enquiries to: sl at anuenterprise.com.au
>Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 16:22:15 +1000
>From: "Stephan Lorenzen" <sl at anuenterprise.com.au>
>To: "Jennifer Drysdale" <jenster at cres.anu.edu.au>
>Cc: "Philippa Roberts" <pr at anuenterprise.com.au>
>We are looking for a data specialist who is willing and able to live in Timor
>Leste for six months. The AusAid project is called 'Health Care Seeking
>Behaviour Study in East Timor.'
>You can find a project summary under
>Page 30 shows the job description for the data
>specialist (all other project jobs are gone).
[Note: I have pasted the details of the job
description from the document below. - Jen]
>Could you please distribute this to the Timor Leste Studies Association? Any
>interested persons can send me a CV and I will get back to them soon.
Position Title: Data Specialist
Location: East Timor HSBS office
Scientific direction of the study.
Supervision of the data collection, analysis and report writing.
Capacity building of the ETRO in research skills.
Revision of the study design and methodology
based on review and consultation with stakeholders.
Preparation of the ethics approval submission.
Development of the data collection instruments,
and training and supervision of the field supervisors,
qualitative interviews and field workers.
Development of the data analysis protocols and supervision of data analysis.
Preparation of the draft and final reports,
including identification with MOH policy makers of the policy
and planning implications of the findings.
Identification of capacity building needs of
the ETRO, and provision of mentoring and
on the job training.
Tertiary qualifications, preferably in either
public health and/or the social/behavioural sciences, which
include qualitative and quantitative research methodology.
Demonstrated experience undertaking and
analysing qualitative and quantitative research in the health
and/or social/behavioural sciences.
Demonstrated experience in the conduct of
population based research and the collection and analysis of
interview based data.
Demonstrated experience in the preparation of
research reports to a publishable standard.
Experience in training staff, including for
data collection, and data analysis.
Experience in research in a developing country context.
Excellent organisational skills.
Good knowledge of qualitative and quantitative survey methods and analysis.
Excellent writing skills.
Good communication (including interpersonal) skills.
capacity and willingness to train and support staff.
Sensitivity to working with communities in developing countries.
Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.
Capacity and willingness to work in an
environment of high workload and intense time constraints.
Ability to work in a tropical environment with limited resources.
Willingness to travel to and spend time in remote areas.
Willingness and ability to adapt to logistical inconveniences
Oral Communication Written Communication
Essential English English
Desirable Tetun, Bahasa Indonesia and/or
Portuguese Tetun, Bahasa Indonesia and/or
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