Kenya Medical Research Institute
Research Scientist (Public Health / Epidemiology for infectious disease and reproductive health)
Department: Research & Training
Job Type: Permanent and Pensionable
The primary role of this position is to work in infectious disease / reproductive research including but not limited to HIV and STI aetiology, prevalence, epidemiology, control strategies, prevention, addressing public health concerns for reproductive health and related infectious disease.
Duties and Responsibilities
Support the conduct of ongoing research in the field of infectious disease (focus on STI including HIV) and reproductive health.
Development and of research projects in the field of infectious (focus on STI including HIV) and reproductive health.
Qualifications and Competencies
Degree in Medicine and registered to practice with the Kenya Medical and Dental Practitioners Board with current licensure.
Masters in Public Health or Epidemiology or a research related Masters program.
Knowledge and demonstrable skills in a wide range of research including experience in conducting clinical trials.
Training in Good clinical practice (GCP).
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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