KEMRI Research Assistants Jobs in Kenya

KEMRI Research Assistants Jobs in Kenya

  • A Pilot evaluation of pharmacy-based pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) delivery targeting
    adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) at risk for HIV in Kisumu Kenya.

  • Accessing products from retail pharmacies.

  • This implementation project is a collaboration between Research Care and Training Program RCTP-KEMRI and University of Washington.

    Research Assistants

    Job Summary

  • The incumbent will be in charge of Recruitment and Retention of study subjects, Data management (data collection, assessing accuracy of data, data quality assurance, and reconciliation of erroneous data), coordinate and communicate with study staff (Principle Investigators, Co-Investigators, and FACES staff), assist investigators in management and administration of grant funds

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Make initial contacts with potential study subjects and, introducing the study to them attain
    an in depth understanding of the AGYWs perceptions to assist in the successful implementation Conduct qualitative interviews with participants

  • Conducting in-depth interviews with the participants;

  • Write debrief reports for review by members of the research team;

  • Transcribe the audios

  • Communicate with local and international investigators weekly on interviews progress.

  • Attend organized conference calls through zoom, skype etc. to discuss progress of conducted interviews

    Required Qualification

  • Diploma level of Education in Public Health or Social Sciences from a recognized institution.

    Required Skills

  • Knowledgeable and sensitive about issues of privacy and disclosure.

  • Data entry experience required

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Independent judgment and resourcefulness, understanding of the local social and
    geographical landscape as well as the community required.

  • Post-qualification experience in conducting research will be an advantage

  • Knowledge on PrEP will be an added advantage

  • Must be keen and attentive to details and have ability to follow instructions and procedures

  • Must be non-judgmental and flexible to mix with all cadres of people.

  • Computer Literacy is required.

    Applicants Should Attach the Following

  • Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number); and date available to start working for
    the program

  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae with Telephone number and e-mail address

  • Two letters of reference with contact telephone numbers

  • Copies of Academic Certificates and Transcripts

  • A copy of the latest pay slip (if applicable)

  • A copy of National Identity card or passport

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KEMRI Research Assistants Jobs in Kenya

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