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Job Openings at Kenya Medical Research – KEMRI

Job Openings at Kenya Medical Research – KEMRI,

Job Openings at Kenya Medical Research – KEMRI

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Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established through the Science and Technology (Amendment) Act of 1979, which has since been amended to Science, Technology and Innovation Act 2013. The 1979 Act established KEMRI as a National body responsible for carrying out health research in Kenya.
Laboratory (Quality Assurance) – Kisumu

Vacancy Requirements:

  • BSc. Biomedical Science and Technology, Biological Sciences/ Medical Laboratory Science
  • Be a Kenyan youth below 30 years of age
  • Should have graduated and obtained the relevant final certificate
  • Provide a Certificate of good conduct
  • Should possess interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be goal oriented, dynamic, passionate and self-starter
  • A person of integrity
  • Should possess strong analytical skills
  • Must be computer literate.

Closing Date: 08/11/2022 

Laboratory (Quality Assurance) – Busia

Vacancy Requirements:

  • BSc. Biomedical Science and Technology, Biological Sciences/ Medical Laboratory Science
  • Be a Kenyan youth below 30 years of age
  • Should have graduated and obtained the relevant final certificate
  • Provide a Certificate of good conduct
  • Should possess interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be goal oriented, dynamic, passionate and self-starter
  • A person of integrity
  • Should possess strong analytical skills
  • Must be computer literate.

Closing Date: 08/11/2022 

Research Administrator – Kisumu

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organizing and supervising the implementation of all field activities
  • Serving as a link between field work and the investigative team, managing information on study status and deliverables
  • Developing and designing local training and capacity building in collaboration with the study investigators
  • Drafting, editing and preparing correspondences, reports and other project related materials
  • Under minimal direction, coordinating a wide range of research procedures and conducting a variety of complex tasks determined by the field and scope of the study
  • Working as part of a team in contributing to the analysis of results under the direction of the project PI and data team, collating, managing data during data collection periods (monthly) and providing quality assurance/quality control
  • Coordinating and carrying out designated research tasks and projects, making use of selected methodology and materials, desk research, statistical analysis, or other investigative techniques

Support the submission of periodic reports of project status to the PI, regularly suggesting additional tests or modifications in current procedures

Vacancy Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences Public Health, Community Health, Education or any other Social Studies from a recognized institution
  • At least 2 years working experience in a large research project or academic organization as an administrator/coordinator.
  • Experience in conducting trainings and working closely with Ministry of Health
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative data management and analysis
  • Good command of English and Kiswahili, both spoken and written
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and proactively
  • Ability to transcribe FGD discussions
  • High level of attention to detail in data management
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

Closing Date: 08/25/2022

Research Scientist – Kisian, Kisumu

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organizing and supervising the implementation of all project field activities and performing related support duties
  • Serving as a link between field work and the investigative team, managing information on study status and deliverables
  • Developing and designing local training and capacity building of project staff in collaboration with the study investigators
  • Drafting, editing and preparing correspondence, reports and other project related materials
  • Coordinating a wide range of research procedures and conducting a variety of tasks determined by the field and scope of the study
  • Working as part of a team in contributing to the analysis of results under the direction of the project PI and data team, collating, managing data during data collection periods (monthly) and providing quality assurance/quality control
  • Support the submission of periodic reports of project status to the PI, regularly suggesting additional tests or modifications in current procedures

Vacancy Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in social science, public health, Community Health and development or related field from a recognized institution
  • Certificate in Good Clinical Practice
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Good analytical skills and experience of using at least one statistical package
  • Planning and reporting skills
  • Fluency in both English and Swahili, written and spoken
  • Good interpersonal communication skills

Closing Date: 08/25/2022

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