KEMRI Early Post-Doctoral Researcher - Knowledge Synthesis Jobs in Kenya
KEMRI Early Post-Doctoral Researcher - Knowledge Synthesis Jobs in KenyaJob PurposeThe 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
The primary responsibility will be to coordinate and support a body of work focused on the knowledge synthesis and policy engagement
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.
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)
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
Field work in selected counties
Willingness to travel throughout the country
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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