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
    requirements
  • 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:

    Director
    Centre for Clinical Research
    Kenya Medical Research Institute
    Email: ccr@kemri.org

    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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