Aga Khan University

Aga Khan University’s Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health (CoEWCH) is hiring a Qualitative Researcher for the AIMIX Project, focusing on inclusive AI for obstetric imaging in resource-limited settings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • – Conduct interviews (IDIs, FGDs, KIIs)
  • – Transcribe and translate interviews verbatim into English
  • – Recruit study participants ethically and efficiently
  • – Ensure quality control in data collection
  • – Compile comprehensive debriefing notes
  • – Safely store audio files and safeguard study equipment
  • – Review and edit transcripts for accuracy and quality

Requirements:

  • – Minimum 3 years experience in qualitative research methods
  • – Proven skill in conducting in-depth interviews, KIIs, and FGDs
  • – Strong attention to detail and transcription accuracy
  • – Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • – Ability to work independently and in a team
  • – Fluency in English and Swahili (spoken and written)
  • – Knowledge of ethical guidelines for human participant research

Expectations:

  • – Work closely with study coordinator
  • – Attend required team training
  • – Participate in regular progress meetings
  • – Maintain high professional and ethical standards
  • – Submit quality work within agreed timelines
  • – Maintain strict confidentiality of study materials
  • – Safeguard Aga Khan University’s reputation
  • – Comply with Kenyan tax laws and AKU-EA finance procedures

This role offers an opportunity to contribute to groundbreaking research in AI and healthcare in East Africa. The ideal candidate will have a passion for improving women’s and children’s health through innovative research methods.

To apply, please send your CV, names of three referees, contact information, and copies of certificates to hr.recruitment@aku.edu. Indicate “Consultant – Qualitative Researcher (Data Collection and Transcription)” in the subject line.

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