Zetech University Research Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Zetech University Research Assistant Jobs in Kenya


  • Zetech University is a premier university offering exceptional learning to thousands of students from Kenya and beyond.

  • In line with our commitment to bring on board talented and motivated team members, we are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of a Research Assistant.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    The position-holder’s responsibilities, among others, will include the following:

  • To contribute to teaching and be involved in the assessment of student knowledge including assisting in the supervision of student projects and in the development of student research skills

  • Assist academic staff and Students to undertake research as appropriate including:

  • Develop research objectives and proposals,

  • Prepares literature reviews for faculty research projects,

  • Writing up research work for publication,

  • Preparing presentations for national and international conferences and similar events,

  • Analyzing and interpreting the results of research and generating ideas based on outcomes,

  • Identify areas for research, developing new research methods and extending the research portfolio

  • Provide guidance as required to support staff and any students who may be needing assistance with the research. Manage University research and administration activities.

  • Contribute to the planning of Research Conferences, workshop seminars and research projects

  • Monitor research budgets and preparing departmental reports.

  • Liaison and networking

  • Contributing to collaborative decision making within the research group.

  • Contributing to the production of collaborative research reports and

  • Preparing papers and presenting information on research progress and outcomes to Funding institutions.

  • Build internal contacts and participate in internal networks
    for the exchange of information and to form relationships for future collaboration.

  • Work with Director Research to share information and identify potential sources of funds

    Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a research related field and undertaking their Masters degree

  • A genuine and proven interest in research will be advantageous

  • Possess sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes

  • Evidence of research activity and published research is desirable

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Advance Knowledge of data analysis using SPSS, R programming or SAS

  • Project management experience and knowledge of statistical analysis

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants to send their application letters and updated CVs via the email address –

  • vacancies@zetech.ac.ke quoting Job Ref. ZU/10/25/96 in the subject line and indicating the Current and Expected Salary on your application letter not later than 10th March 2020.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Kindly note Zetech University does not require applicants to pay any money at any stage during the recruitment process


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