KEMRI Assistant Research Officer Jobs in Kenya
KEMRI Assistant Research Officer Jobs in KenyaJob Purpose:
To assist with research protocol development, submission of files for ethical review, implementation of approved studies, data analysis and writing of research reports of findings from epilepsy and other neurobehavioural disorders studies.
The ARO will be expected to work under the supervision of principal investigators of epilepsy, mental health studies and neurodevelopmental disorders studies, including assisting in other ongoing studies within the neuroscience group.
Other roles will include data collection and recruitment, while observing adherence to standard operating protocols for epilepsy studies and other related neuroscience projects.Assist with protocol development for epilepsy and mental health studies and submission of documents for ethical review
Help with implementation of approved epilepsy and mental health studies at the NeuroClinic and in the community
Participate in data collection and recruitment of study participants
Perform data analysis, write manuscripts and submit to journals for publication Provide information, education and support to patients and their families or guardians
Supervise fieldworkers and other study staff as delegated by the principal investigators
Coordinate neurobehavioral studies across several sites in Kenya
Foster good working relations with the study team and be willing to participate in continuous medical education (CME) activities in mental/neurological health research.
Bachelors in Nursing or Public Health
Registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya
One year experience/training in research studies
Ability to analyse data using R software or Stata
Skills in systematic literature review and data extraction
Ability to prepare scientific manuscripts and reports
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Flexible – able to work extra hours when needed
Fluent in English and Kiswahili
Able to work with vulnerable populations such as those with neurological or mental health disorders.
How to Apply
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Candidates must supply an email and telephone contact that will be used when offering interviews.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce Originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates, original transcripts and testimonials, detailed curriculum vitae and valid clearance certificate (certificate of good conduct) during the interviews.
The application closing date is 19th August, 2019.
KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) is an equal opportunity employer.
Direct or indirect canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
KWTRP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).
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