KEMRI Medical Officer/Assistant Research Officer Jobs in Kenya

KEMRI Medical Officer/Assistant Research Officer Jobs in Kenya

Program description: This project is a collaboration between Kenya Medical Research
Institute (KEMRI) and Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi).

Position: Medical Officer/Assistant Research Officer (Job Group KMR/6)

Reporting to: Principal Investigator

Location: Kacheliba Sub-County Hospital
Kacheliba Town, West Pokot County

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely and under the supervision of PIs and Co-PIs
  • Participate in protocol development, responding to reviewer and ethical review
    committee queries and comments
  • Participate in the development of clinical research documents (e.g. SOPs, case report
    forms, reports and statistical analysis)
  • Identify, and document adverse events and serious adverse events and report to the
    Principal Investigator (PI)
  • Respond to clinical queries from the Clinical Research Coordinators
  • Maintaining adequate and accurate progress notes and source documents
  • Ensure that studies are conducted in compliance with study protocols and other
    regulatory requirements as per the protocol.
  • Assist in reconciling all research data
  • Presenting regularly monthly reports
  • Willing and motivated to build a career in Neglected Diseases.

    Qualifications and Requirements

  • M.B.Ch.B degree and registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists
    Board with current annual renewal.
  • Previous experience in research is an added advantage

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Organizational skills
  • Coordination of work and ability to meet timelines
  • Leadership skills
  • Team Player
  • Ability to write reports
  • Willing to work in the rural areas
  • Competency in local dialect (Pokot) is an added advantage

    Proficiency in the use of computers for:
  • Word
  • E-mail/Internet
  • Spreadsheets
  • Data-bases
  • Simple accounting is an added advantage.

    Terms of employment:
  • A 1-year renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service and a Probation period
    for the first 3 months.
  • The
    post attracts a gross salary between KSh.250,000 – 300,000/month
  • The position is full time based in Kacheliba Hospital, West Pokot County
  • Preferred start date: 1
    st January 2020.

    Applications Must include the following:

  • All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum
  • Must include a current CV with names of at least 3 referees with their contact details
    (Telephone and E-mail)
  • Contact Telephone Number
  • Must include copies of academic and professional certificates
  • Must include a copy of Certificate of good conduct
  • Must have KRA Certificate of Tax compliance
  • Must have Clearance Certificate from HELB
  • Must have credit reference Bureau Certificate
  • Originals to be availed during the interviews

    Applications are due not later than November 26, 2019 and should be sent via email to:

    Centre for Clinical Research
    Kenya Medical Research Institute

    Kemri is an Equal Opportunity Employer Commited to Diversity.

    Persons With Disability, Women, Youth and Those From
    Marginalized Areas Are Encouraged to Apply.

    Kemri Does Not
    Charge a Fee at Any Stage of Its Recruitment Process Including

    Application, Interview and Processing of Offer Letter. If Asked
    For a Fee, Report Such Request Immediately.

    Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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