African Population and Health Research Center Post-Doctoral Research Scientist Jobs in Kenya

African Population and Health Research Center Post-Doctoral Research Scientist Jobs in Kenya

Job Details:

  • The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based,
    African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. APHRC
    conducts policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related
    development issues in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • The APHRC seeks to recruit a Post-Doctoral Research Scientist to work in the Urbanization
    and Wellbeing in Africa Unit within the Research Division.


    • Work with the team to ensure successful implementation of the assigned projects;

    • Oversee/lead development of field and training manuals;

    • Oversee the review and translation of research tools;

    • Oversee fieldwork of the proposed research projects to ensure timely implementation of field activities;

    • Support proposal writing and other fund raising activities within the unit;

    • Ensure ethical approvals and research permits are obtained;

    • Oversee data cleaning and analyses;

    • Lead and contribute to scientific paper writing;

    • Lead the development of project reports;

    • Participate in dissemination of research findings and policy dialogue with appropriate audiences;

    • Monitor project budgets and expenditure;

    • Prepare project progress reports;

    • Lead and contribute to proposal development and fundraising for research projects in the program;

    • Mentor junior researchers and facilitate in the Center’s training programs as needed; and

    Represent the Center at high level national, regional and international forums, including relevant technical working groups and expert committees.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • PhD in Public/Environmental Health, Community Health, or any related field with a specialization /focus on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Africa.

    • At least one year’s post-doctoral experience conducting research on WASH in Africa.

    • Demonstrated experience in managing research projects.

    • Skills in quantitative and qualitative methods including experience in data analysis with familiarity in data analysis software.

    • Strong writing skills and evidence of peer reviewed publications in the subject matter/area of focus.

    • Ability to work independently.

    • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and ability to work independently in a team.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; African Population and Health Research Center Post-Doctoral Research Scientist Jobs in Kenya

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