Kenya Medical Research Institute
Research Scientist (Infectious Disease / Parasitology)
Department: Research & Training
Job Type: Permanent and Pensionable
The primary role of this position is research in any of the following areas: Molecular epidemiology of agents of dermatological conditions, leprosy and other skin diseases: epidemiology, pathology, diagnosis, drug trials, drug sensitivity, control strategies, immunology and pathophysiology: diagnosis, management, rehabilitation, vaccine development, psycho-sociological studies and animal experimental studies.
Other infectious (including HIV and other STI) and parasitic diseases.
Duties and Responsibilities
Support the conduct of ongoing research the above mentioned fields.
Development of research projects/ grants in the same fields.
Qualifications and Competencies
Degree a relevant discipline.
Masters in Public Health or Epidemiology or a research related field.
Knowledge and demonstrable skills in a wide range of research /and or laboratory science.
Training in Good clinical practice (GCP)/ or GCLP.
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Competency in MS office.
Must have demonstrated leadership skills.
Must be a team player.
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their applications enclosing a detailed CV, copies of certified certificates, professional qualification, email address, a day time telephone contact and the details and contact information for three referees.
Please note the following:
* Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
AJS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS AND AJS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.
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