Research/Recruiter Nurse At Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership

Research/Recruiter Nurse At Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership


Research/Recruiter Nurse

CompanyBotswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership is a collaborative research and training initiative between the government of Botswana and the Harvard School of Public Health. BHP is dedicated to fighting HIV/AIDS and related public health challenges through collaborative research, education and capacity building.

We seek individuals with good interpersonal skills, energy and initiative, commitment to detail and excellence, and a keen interest in working with children to join our team in the above position.

OverviewThe applicants should enjoy working with children and their families. This job will entail carrying out a research study at BHP in Gaborone, near Princess Marina Hospital. The research study is focused on evaluating the development and behaviour of 2-5-year-old children, and maternal mental health. Amongst other responsibilities, the incumbent will:

  • Help with recruitment, consenting, and retention of study participants
  • Complete developmental and behavioural assessments on 2-5-year-old children
  • Interview parents about children’s development, maternal mental health, and about maternal/child health and social factors
  • Draw blood from mothers and infants enrolled in the study in accordance with the study’s protocol
  • Complete questionnaires and case report forms in accordance with the study’s protocol and enter this data accurately into an electronic database
  • Perform telephone calls (and rarely home visits) as necessary to enhance retention of participants on study
  • Track potential study participants contacted during clinic visits and participants already enrolled on the study to meet retention targets
  • Interact with non-study medical personnel and with the community regarding study activities
  • Participate in continued site training
  • Play an active role in the study team
  • Assist team members with the translation of study-related documents as needed
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Qualifications and experienceDegree/Diploma in Nursing with minimum of 2 years experience. Experience in working with children.

Closing date and application instructionsQualifying and competent individuals are requested to forward their detailed applications to:


Programme Administrator

Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership

Private Bag BO320


or Email to


Closing date:4th September 2020


Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidate.

4 Sep 2020