Urgently Required: EXPLAIN Research Assistant (Medical Doctor Graduates )

The Eijkman-Oxford Clinical Research Unit (EOCRU) in Jakarta opened in 2008 with the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology and the University of Oxford, to conduct collaborative research on infectious diseases impacting the health of Indonesians and residents of other Southeast Asian nations. University of Oxford also has a partnership (MoU) with Universitas Indonesia, and they jointly established the Universities of Indonesia and Oxford Clinical Research Laboratory (IOCRL) which is a facility dedicated to supporting collaborative clinical research between the universities. EOCRU is also part of the Oxford Tropical Network with research units in Africa, Asia and UK, and operates under the auspices of the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Vietnam.

Clinical trials of chemotherapeutics, diagnostics and vaccines for tropical infections of public health importance in Indonesia, principally malaria, tuberculosis, antimicrobial resistance, and other emerging and neglected tropical diseases, form the core of EOCRU’s activities, with associated epidemiological, laboratory, and clinical research. EOCRU aims to have a positive and significant impact on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases to improve patient care in Indonesia and the region. This is being achieved via an expanding long-term research programme with our local hosts and partners, contributions to research training, and public engagement with science. Current EOCRU core staff includes 3 Oxford-employed expatriate scientists, 10 Indonesian scientists, 6 administrative and finance support staff, and approximately 30 clinical trials support staff.

In conducting their work in Indonesia, EOCRU is assisted by Alliance for Emerging and Re-emerging Disease Threats in Asia Foundation (ALERTAsia), a local foundation assisting in research grant management and capacity building for local researchers.

Through ALERTAsia we are seeking a qualified and experienced EXPLAIN Research Assistant to conduct the research project, entitled ““Exploration of Antimicrobial Consumption to Identify Targets for Quality Improvement in Indonesian Hospitals: A mixed-method study in 6 hospitals in Jakarta, in partnership with Faculty of Medicine, University Indonesia.  He/She is a specialized research professional, who collects, edits, processes, and coordinates research data in support of a specified research study or group of studies. S/he plays an important supporting role in the conduct of the studies under the supervision of a designated Senior Researcher and will also work closely with the local study team.

The selected candidate will receive a three months’ contract and, if can show professionalism and work dedication, a possibility to receive long term contract and remuneration package that includes annual leave, sick leave, THR, optional private medical cover, BPJS Kesehatan, and fully paid income tax and BPJS Ketenagakerjaan (JAMSOSTEK). The salary shall be competitive and dependent upon qualifications and salary history.

Job Description
• Perform interview transcribing and translation.
• Assist with data analysis and reporting of quantitative components: antimicrobial consumption surveys and Knowledge Attitude Practice surveys.
• Assist with data coding and analysis of qualitative components.
• Assist in writing academic papers.
• Support the Investigator to prepare for presentations and/publication materials.
• Manages and replies to project-related correspondence.
• Assist with study administrative and finance related tasks.  

Job Requirements
• Medical doctor (fresh graduates are allowed);
• Excellent written English and Bahasa Indonesia, with proven ability to research and write accessible;
• Actual or near fluency in spoken English and Bahasa Indonesia;
• Previous research experience;
• Computer literacy and proficiency;
• Excellent interpersonal skills;
• Demonstrate good organization skills and attention to details.

Desirable Criteria:
• Experience in performing a research or had involved in a research
• Experience with statistical software (e.g. SPPS, STATA)
• Experience with qualitative research software (He/she will be trained to operate NVivo™ software);
• Ability to work full-time until March 2021.

How to Apply
Application requirement (Cover Letter, CV, three name and address of professional referees, and your salary history) should be sent via email to: hro@alertasia.org. Please quote the reference “EOCRU-EXPLAIN RA” on your email subject.

Please submit your application not later than Saturday, 18 July 2020; 24.00 p.m.

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