UON Study Nurse, Antenatal Corticosteroids for Improving Outcomes in Preterm Newborns Jobs in Kenya

UON Study Nurse, Antenatal Corticosteroids for Improving Outcomes in Preterm Newborns Jobs in Kenya

Funded by the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the College will see researchers in diverse fields share knowledge to better understand the complexities of urban Africa.

The College is made up of senior researchers from five partner universities, namely The University of Ghana, The United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources (Accra, Ghana), University of the Witwatersrand, University of Nairobi, and the University of Cape Town.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct research on Urban Sprawl or Urban Informality in
the African urban context and will be hosted at the School of Built Environment (SBE), University of Nairobi.

The School is seeking for a highly-driven and innovative-thinking candidate to join a cutting-edge inter-disciplinary research team in the Pan African Research College on Sustainable Cities.

The research focus of this aspect of the project is to develop novel urban governance ideas to support academic research and inform urban management policy.

The researcher will be supported by teams
situated in the Cities of Cape Town, Nairobi, Johannesburg and Accra.

The successful candidate will have strong background in Urban Planning and Management,
Environmental Policy, Law or Sciences, Social Sciences, or Humanities.

They must have a strong interest
to pursue socio-environmental system by design frameworks geared towards application.

Postdoctoral candidates should have an earned PhD degree in the required background.

Prior experience in governance or urban studies is a plus but not required.

Must be a self-driven individual with innovative and independent thinking.

Must be organized and detail-oriented. Must have excellent writing and communication skills.

The Position

The position reports to the Principal Investigators and is located in Thika. It is on contractual terms of one year, renewable based on performance and mutual agreement.

The Program

The ACTION Trial Project is a WHO Multi Country Trial to be conducted for a period of two (2) years in four hospitals in Kenya which include Thika Level 5 Hospital, Kiambu Level 5 Hospital, Nakuru Level 5 Hospital and Coast General Hospital.

Qualifications and Experience

  • KCSE or its equivalent with a pass in English
  • Diploma in Kenya Registered Nurse or Midwife or Kenya
    Registered Community Health Nurse or
    a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing
  • At least 1 year work experience post-qualification in a busy maternity unit
  • Applicants with training and experience in research and IT will have an added advantage

    Key Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the Action investigators, study coordinators and the Data Manager based in
    Thika
  • Work closely with the staff of labour ward to recruit and randomize study participants, collect data and maintain registers of randomized clients
  • Applicants must submit CVs, certificates and copies of their testimonials, practicing license and 3 referees indicating their telephone contacts and email addresses.

    How to Apply
  • Applicants for academic posts (AC) should submit ten (10) of their application letters accompanied by similar number of certified copies of certificates and CV giving details of their qualifications and experience.
  • Applicants for non-academic posts (AD) should submit seven (7) of their application letters
    accompanied by similar number of certified copies of certificates and CV giving details of their
    qualifications and experience.
  • In both cases, applications and related documents should be forwarded through the applicants’ heads of departments.
  • In addition, applicants should state their current designations and salaries and other
    benefits attached to those designations.
  • They should quote post reference codes as shown for each posts in the advertisement.
  • Applications should be addressed as per the codes below:-
  • CAE The Principal, College of Architecture & Engineering, Box 30197-00100, Nairobi.
  • CHS The Principal, College of Health Sciences, Box 30197-00100, Nairobi.
  • Closing Date: Tuesday,24th September 2019.
  • The University of Nairobi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Only Shortlisted Applicants Will Be Contacted.
  • For more information and job application details, see; UON Study Nurse, Antenatal Corticosteroids for Improving Outcomes in Preterm Newborns Jobs in Kenya

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