INTERVIEWER VACANCIES AT (IHVN) THE INSTITUTE OF HUMAN VIROLOGY, NIGERIA | Dialysis World Nigeria - DWN
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INTERVIEWER VACANCIES AT (IHVN) THE INSTITUTE OF HUMAN VIROLOGY, NIGERIA
Date Posted: 05/Mar/2015   Deadline: 09/Mar/2015


The Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) was established in 2004 as an affiliate of the Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore in the United States of America.



The Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) is currently recruiting to fill the following position:



Position: Interviewer



Location: Abuja, Nigeria.



Employer: Gede Foundation/Institute of Human Virology Nigeria Work

 

Schedule Work Times: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (with 1 hour lunch break)



Immediate Supervisor/Reports To: Dr. Cynthia Ticao Type of Appointment: Temporary (less than one year)



Description:

Gede Foundation (The Foundation) is engaged in partnership with the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) from November 2014 to December 2015 to conduct a prevalence study of common mental disorders (CMDs) in a sample of 1,200 people living with HIV/AIDS in the FCT.



The Interviewer will be trained on the use of WHO's Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI) tool and will be part of the research team to collect data on depression, alcohol abuse disorder abuse, and suicidality.



Duties/Responsibilities:

Explaining the purpose and nature of the study to respondents joining the study

Ensuring that respondents stay motivated throughout the interview

Answering respondents' questions and concerns

Obtaining informed consent for participation in the study



Qualifications/Requirements:

BS degree in any health related field/discipline or psychology is preferable

At least one year work experience with a recognized research institution/project

Familiarity with prevalence study research tools on HIV/AIDS, mental health, or related topics 2) Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Excellent leadership, organizational, and communication skills in English

Additional communication skills in any Nigerian language

Ability to maintain confidentiality and assist with situations that may require discretion

Demonstrate understanding of the complexity of issues related to HIV/AIDS and mental health

Excellent time management skills

Ability to carry out complex assignments under challenging field conditions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Excellent leadership, organizational, and communication skills in English

Additional communication skills in any Nigerian language

Ability to maintain confidentiality and assist with situations that may require discretion

Demonstrate understanding of the complexity of issues related to HIV/AIDS and mental health

Excellent time management skills

Ability to carry out complex assignments under challenging field conditions.



Method of Application:

All potential job applicants should submit (using Microsoft Word format) their detailed CV, and a one page cover letter which answers the following; >What are the most common problems faced by Interviewers when administering a lengthy (40 minutes or more) questionnaire to respondents in either rural and/or urban setting?

>From your own experience, how can these problems be overcome?

 

Then, submit application letter and curriculum vitae (CV) to:



careers@ihvnigeria.org



Application Deadline: 9th March, 2015



Interview Period: 18th - 20th March, 2015



NB: Interview is meant for only shortlisted applicants.



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