University of Ghana Vacancies for Postdoc Research Fellow 2024

  • Positions: Full-Time
  • Remuneration: Attractive with fringe benefits
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Resumption Date: by 1st May 2024

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Job description

  • The research fellow will be responsible for coordinating the ExtraCECI project from commencement until completion.
  • The fellow will work with the Principal Investigators (PI) to plan, implement, evaluate, and report all project activities.
  • The research fellow directly reports to the PI on all matters relating to the project and will work with the research assistants to ensure timely target delivery.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Nursing, Public Health, or Social Sciences
  • Previous experience in Randomised Control Trials
  • HIV research or care will be an added advantage.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate scholarly writing skills through peer-reviewed publications.
  • Quantitative, Qualitative, Mixed methods research
  • Data management
  • Data Analysis
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and mentoring skills


  • Serve as the project coordinator.
  • Facilitate the development of the project implementation plan and key performance indicators.
  • Schedule project meetings and generate meeting reports.
  • Coordinate procurement and allocation of resources.
  • Train and supervise research assistants.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with research assistants and team members.
  • Liaise effectively with the project team (Ghana & UK), stakeholders, and research participants.
  • Writes manuscripts.
  • Contribute intellectually to the scientific goal of the project.
  • Prepare research ethics applications, data sharing agreements, and study progress reports for consideration by the team.
  • Collaborate with the statistician in managing data analysis, interpreting results, and preparing manuscripts and presentations.
  • Prepare interview questions, recruit and interview subjects, code and develop themes. • Works independently with minimal supervision.
  • Collaboration with senior and junior members of the research team
  • Disseminate research findings at scientific meetings and conferences.
  • Participate in training sessions, and graduate and faculty seminars.
  • Monitor and report on the project cycle and share reports through the PI to the funder.
  • Other duties as assigned by the project team.

How to Apply to Postdoctoral Research Fellow

To apply follow the instructions below;

All applications must be submitted before the resumption date.

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