Part-time Researcher

Population Services International (PSI) is a leading global health organization with social marketing and social franchising interventions in Vietnam to address HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, Safe Water/Hygiene, Tuberculosis and Hypertension. PSI uses private sector approaches to improve the health of Vietnam’s low-income and vulnerable communities in more than 20 provinces. Working in partnership with the Government, private sector and civil society partners, PSI harnesses the power of markets to empower underserved populations to lead healthier lives. For more information:

PSI/Vietnam seeks a talented and motivated individual for the part-time Researcher described below, to join our dynamic and resulted-focused team in Hanoi:


Post summary: This position will work under the Research Manager for a range of different quantitative and qualitative research studies for program development, monitoring and evaluation. The incumbent is contributing to design and conduct/manage quantitative research fieldwork training, data collection, and data entry

Key responsibilities:

  • Involvement in and contribution to building up study objectives and study designs based on requests from multiple projects to generate relevant evidences for informing
  • project activities and project impact evaluation
  • In-country support, oversight and quality assurance of data collection for the duration of fieldwork (to support preparation including ensuring IRB approvals, training, and
  • data collection).
  • Data cleaning and analysis using data analysis software according to project standards and guidelines.
  • Quality and timely production of study reference documents (comprehensive summary of research findings from each country).
  • Collaboration with co-investigators towards delivering the project dissemination plan, including production of country reports, conference presentations, and publications


Selection criteria

  • Degree in public health, epidemiology, sociology or other related field.
  • Strong knowledge and practical experiences in working with both quantitative and qualitative studies.
  • Good skill in using data analysis softwares for both quantitative and qualitative information
  • Excellent communication and training facilitation skills.
  • Experience designing and conducting/managing quantitative research fieldwork training, data collection, and data entry in Vietnamese context
  • Young professionals, especially public health professionals, researchers and statistics analysts who have up to 3 years of professional study and/or experience in a related field. Coordination skills of research activities , especially fieldwork organization. Willingness to learn new things. Availability for travels to study sites.

Interested candidates are invited to submit most updated curriculum vitae (CV) with including 01 letter of recommendation that speaks to skills in fieldwork and/or analysis no later than 5:30 pm on 10 April, 2015 to HR Department, PSI Vietnam; Address: 11th Floor, VINAFOR Building, 127 Lo Duc, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi;

Email:[email protected] or fax: (04)3944 6323

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
PSI Vietnam
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2015-04-10