KEMRI Field Technologist Jobs in Kenya

KEMRI Field Technologist Jobs in Kenya

Project description

The project is being conducted by the Kenya Medical Research Institute in collaboration with the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
This research comprises multi-disciplinary clinical and observational studies among adolescent girls and young women in rural western Kenya.

The main project follows-up girls previously enrolled in a trial conducted in Siaya County. It will examine the potential effect of pre-trial interventions on participants health, and social equity, maternal outcomes of pregnancy, and perceived value of trial participation and interventions. The successful candidate will have opportunities to work on other studies conducted by the team.

Required Qualifications

• Diploma in the following fields: Community development, Community health and development
psychological counselling

• Certificate in HIV counselling testing from NASCOP

• Good command of written and spoken English, Kiswahili and Dholuo

• Minimum of 1-year experience in data collection using various paper and electronic tools

• Valid good clinical practice and human subject certificate

• Female candidates preferred due to study sample group gender and age

Specific Tasks and Responsibilities

• Identify potential participants

• Consent and
recruit eligible participants

• Conduct project activities under guidance of Research Administrator e.g. surveys, blood
collection and other biological sample collections

• Translate study documents from English to Luo- e.g. consent forms, surveys, information sheets
and qualitative data that has been transcribed.

• Record collected data on logs and other instruments

• Perform data entry

• Submit to immediate supervisor daily reports of assigned work

• Maintain confidentiality and privacy of research data

• Participate in project trainings and meetings

• Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

How to Apply

For more information and job application details, see; KEMRI Field Technologist Jobs in Kenya

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