KEMRI Early Post-Doctoral Researcher - Knowledge Synthesis Jobs in Kenya

KEMRI Early Post-Doctoral Researcher - Knowledge Synthesis Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

  • The post-doctoral researcher will be responsible for supporting a body of work focused on knowledge synthesis and policy engagement by supporting knowledge synthesis linked to policy questions

  • supporting knowledge translation linked to policy engagement initiatives

  • supporting capacity building of policy makers on evidence informed policy making

    Job Dimensions

  • The primary responsibility will be to coordinate and support a body of work focused on the knowledge synthesis and policy engagement

    Key Responsibilities

  • Develop protocols for knowledge synthesis

  • Lead the implementation of knowledge synthesis studies

  • Lead the analysis and write-up of knowledge synthesis projects

  • Support the translation of synthesized evidence into formats that are accessible policy makers

  • Support supervision and mentorship of PhD Students and research assistants

  • Support capacity development initiatives for evidence informed policy making

  • Develop grant applications for funding

  • And any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills

  • Masters degree in epidemiology

  • PhD in epidemiology

  • Experience and skills in evidence synthesis (systematic reviews (including Cochrane reviews), meta-analysis, rapid reviews, reviews of qualitative studies (meta-synthesis, thematic
    reviews, critical interpretive synthesis)

    Desirable Criteria

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills


  • Good writing skills

  • Good presentation skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills a meticulous approach to documentation (including word processing and spreadsheet skills)

  • Team working and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

  • Ability to work with limited supervision and meet deadlines

    Physical Enviroment /Conditions

  • Office based

  • Field work in selected counties
    Willingness to travel throughout the country

    Working hours

  • Requires flexibility in the hours worked, with the priority being meeting the team’s research goals

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; KEMRI Early Post-Doctoral Researcher - Knowledge Synthesis Jobs in Kenya

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