APHRC Post-Doctoral Research Scientist (WASH) Jobs in Kenya

APHRC Post-Doctoral Research Scientist (WASH) Jobs in Kenya

  • 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 contribute to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) work in our Population Dynamics and Urbanization in Africa Theme 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; APHRC Post-Doctoral Research Scientist (WASH) Jobs in Kenya

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