APHRC Research Officer Jobs in Kenya

APHRC Research Officer Jobs in Kenya

  • The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an African-led and Africa-based 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 Research Officer to work in the Urbanization and Wellbeing in Africa Unit within the Research Division.

    Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of study protocols and ensure ethical approvals and research permits are obtained;

  • Develop study tools, training manuals and field guides to use for data collection;

  • Coordinate the training and supervision of field team;

  • Lead fieldwork activities of the proposed research projects to ensure timely implementation of field activities while ensuring data is of high quality;

  • Prepare regular field and project reports; and

  • Participate in writing scientific papers and dissemination of research findings.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Environmental Health, Social Sciences, Biotechnology or related disciplines.

  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience in molecular lab techniques, water, sanitation and hygiene, and Community /Environmental health.

  • Experience in preparation of various samples, ability to carry out microbiological and chemical analysis, and detection and characterization of select pathogens through molecular techniques.

  • Competency in quantitative and qualitative methods including experience in data collection, cleaning and analysis.

  • Demonstrated experience in designing and conducting molecular laboratory techniques.

  • Ability to supervise and coordinate field research teams.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; APHRC Research Officer Jobs in Kenya

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