KEMRI Medical Officer/Assistant Research Officer Jobs in Kenya
KEMRI Medical Officer/Assistant Research Officer Jobs in KenyaProgram 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 InvestigatorLocation
: Kacheliba Sub-County Hospital
Kacheliba Town, West Pokot CountyDuties 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:
Coordination of work and ability to meet timelines
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:
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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