KEMRI Study Physicians Jobs in Thika - Kenya

KEMRI Study Physicians Jobs in Thika - Kenya

A KEMRI –CCR Clinical Trials Research Project based in Thika is currently conducting clinical trials and is looking for motivated individuals to fill in the following positions:


  • Study Physician M/R 12 (1 Position)


  • Thika

    Reports to:

  • Principal Investigator

    Job purpose

    Provide leadership and clinical support to a research clinic team involved in providing a vaccine
    against Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and other reproductive health services to adolescent girls
    and young women.


  • Promote Good Clinical Practice in the conduct of clinical studies by adhering to study protocol
  • Provide leadership, training, mentoring and guidance to clinical staff in all aspects of trial
    conduct and project orientation to ensure compliance with protocols and guidance documents
  • Participate in participant review and care, and in all study procedures as guided by study
  • Develop study relevant SOPs and manuals to guide study personnel;
  • Oversee all clinical personnel performing study

    specific tasks and procedures

  • Act as liaison between investigators, participants and staff
  • Safeguard the rights and welfare of participants, assuring the integrity of data generated and
    directing the conduct of the clinical investigation according to regulations, SOPs and guidance
  • Ensure that clinic procedures relating to the safe-keeping and confidentiality of source
    documents and the tracking of sample use permissions are followed and maintained;
  • Assess study subjects and participate in medical decisions;
  • Any other duties assigned by supervisor;

    Education and Professional training

  • At least a degree in medicine and surgery (MBCHB)
  • Masters of Public Health or equivalent from a recognized university.


  • Must have valid retention certificate from KMPDB
  • Must have successfully completed one (1) year of internship
  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience as a study physician
    and preferably in a clinical research
  • Only those with demonstrated competence in female reproductive health service deliveryparticularly
    in cervical cancer screening need apply.


  • Good IT skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organized

    Terms of Employment

  • Employment is on a one year renewable contract with a probation period for the first 3 months.
  • Salary is negotiable within the appropriate grade depending on education, experience and
    demonstrated competency.

    How to Apply:

  • All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements
  • Must include a current CV with names of at least 2 referees.
  • 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

  • A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed
    above should be sent to: not later than 19th October, 2018.
  • 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

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