Amref International University Senior Researcher Jobs in Kenya

Amref International University Senior Researcher Jobs in Kenya


Amref International University (AMIU) is an accredited institution of higher learning focused on training in health sciences and is fully owned by Amref Health Africa.

AMIU is founded on the experience and intellect of Amref Health Africa, which is reputed with over 60 years of quality and innovative public and community health interventions, training and education.

AMIU has nurtured leaders and shaped the future of public health practice in Africa for over 40 years under its predecessor Amref International Training Centre (AITC). We lead the way in health sciences education with a breadth of programmes.

We focus primarily on health sciences with a commitment to progressively develop innovative programmes catering to the present and future needs of African populations.

Amref International University (AMIU) is looking for a qualified Senior Researcher.

The Senior Researcher is a key member of the AMIU University’s Directorate of Research, Innovation and consultancies.

The post holder will contribute to the overall achievement of the strategic development and objectives of the Directorate, and the general success of the research, innovation and consultancies of Amref International University.

This shall be through the holder’s implementation of high quality research, innovation and consultancies within the University.

Main purpose of the job:

The Senior Researcher is a key member of the AMIU University’s Directorate of Research,
Innovation and consultancies. The post holder will contribute to the overall achievement of the strategic development and objectives of the Directorate, and the general success of the research, innovation and consultancies of Amref International University.

This shall be through the holder’s implementation of high quality research, innovation and consultancies within the University.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Develop and write research grants for funding of research projects and contribute to the income generation base from local, regional, and global funding sources
  • Contribute in the achievements of the university consultancy agenda by developing and
    conducting of consultancies in relevant health related areas.
  • Actively nurture the University’s international academic profile
    and partners in line with the institution’s Internationalisation strategy.
  • Implement research and consultancy processes conducted by the Directorate in adherence to the university policy guidelines
  • Contribute to research and postgraduate teaching programme development internally,
    externally and internationally through multi-disciplinary collaboration across and beyond the University.
  • Ensure compliance to the University policies on research quality and conduct and the requirements of all relevant regulatory bodies.
  • Undertake teaching of academic courses to undergraduate and post graduate students in
    areas of expertise, maintaining high standards of quality and professionalism.
  • Guide and mentor authors in the processing of manuscripts and scientific writing for
    publication in peer reviewed journals, including in the internal Africa Health Agenda
    International Journal (AHAIJ)
  • Ensure effective communication in adherence to the management structure and application
    of the university policies and procedures.
  • Guide and supervise students in their research projects and thesis in adherence with the university policy

    Qualifications

  • Be a holder of earned Ph.D. in the area of expertise and in conducting and leading preferably in health systems research programmes.

    Skills and Experience

  • A minimum of 7-years’ experience in research and academic teaching in an institution of higher learning.
  • Experienced in cross disciplinary research initiatives and collaboration.
  • Successful record of writing winning research grants Successful supervision of students at Master’s and/ or Ph.D. levels
  • Proficient in the SPSS or any other data analysis software

    How to apply

  • Email your CV and application letter to recruitment@amref.org by 2nd November, 2018.

  • For more information and job application details, see; Amref International University Senior Researcher Jobs in Kenya

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