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Research Assistants

The Biomedical Research and Training Institute(BRTI) was registered in Zimbabwe in 1995 as a non-profit making organization under Section 22 of the Companies Act (Reg. No.1676/95). The Institute implements research projects and provides training and support services in public health, biomedicine and health research mostly focusing on HIV/AIDS, SRH, TB, Bone and Malaria in clinical trials and operational research. Its mission is to promote the health and quality of life of the peoples of Zimbabwe and the Southern Africa Development Community SADC region through fostering research, training and research informed interventions in all fields that are relevant to essential national health needs.

The main role of the BRTI is to provide the support that researchers in all aspects of health need to become effective in influencing policy.

The CHIEDZA prevalence survey position

The research nurses and research assistants will conduct a community cross-sectional survey among 18-24 year olds after two and half years of implementation of an intervention. The intervention consisted of HIV and SRH services delivered at community centers in the intervention cluster. The survey will recruit a total of ~700 randomly selected youth per cluster. The survey will be done in both the intervention and control clusters. The primary objective of this survey is to measure the impact of an integrated community-based package of SRH and HIV services addressing the whole HIV care cascade on HIV VL among youth at population level. The nurses and Research assistants are expected to carry out the survey in the intervention and control clusters. The CHIEDZA trial seeks to employ nurses and Research assistance for a very short 3-month contract to carry out the study’s endline survey.

Position summary


To apply

Candidates can submit their detailed CV and cover letter to

The Office Manager;
Biomedical Research and Training Institute (CHIEDZA Project),
10 Seagrave Road,

Or email

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 11 February 2022

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