KEMRI Assistant Principal Research Scientist Jobs in Kisumu - Kenya

KEMRI Assistant Principal Research Scientist Jobs in Kisumu - Kenya

Key Responsibilities:
  • Providing day to day guidance in a specialized laboratory or given field of study;
  • Establishing a specific line of research including writing grant applications to maintain the specified research projects;
  • Guiding training and development of staff and students attached to his/her research projects;
  • Developing of research proposals and sourcing for grants in relevant research thematic areas;
  • Implementing laboratory research projects and/or supervise designated aspects of the work;
  • Coaching and mentoring of junior scientists in formulation of research ideas, proposal writing and sourcing for grants;
  • Monitoring and evaluating implementation of lab research projects;
  • Preparation of project progress reports and submission of the same to the CDC on-site PI and Head of Malaria Division in Kisumu and other CDC collaborators in a timely fashion;
  • Disseminating and translating lab research findings for evidence-based policy formulations and implementation;
  • Making a significant contribution in devising, planning work and defining research priorities;
  • Identifying technology with potential for intellectual property protection; and
  • Developing a training schedule and evaluation scheme for all lab-related trainings such as good clinical and laboratory practice (GCLP), biosafety, internships.

    Vacancy Requirements:
  • At least
    eight (8) years relevant work experience;
  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: - Biomedical Technology /Sciences, Microbiology, Parasitology, Immunology, Molecular Biology or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;
  • Doctorate degree in any of the following disciplines: Molecular Biology, Immunology, Population Genetics, Genetic/Genomic Epidemiology, Molecular Epidemiology or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Knowledge and use of at least one statistical software package, e.g. STATA, R, SPSS,
  • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Experience working in collaboration with multiple agencies/partners.
  • Strategic thinking; Skills & Competencies
  • Proposal writing skills;

    How to Apply

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