Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) – Clinical Research Scientist (6 Months Contract).

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This is the entry and training grade in this cadre. An officer at this level will work under guidance and supervision of a senior officer.

a) Job Specifications

The duties and responsibilities will entail: –

i. Implementing pre-clinical and clinical research projects and/or supervise designated aspects of the work;
ii. General diagnosis, care, treatment and provision of specialized clinical care for study participants;
iii. Assist in carrying out fieldwork and pre-clinical and clinical experimental procedures;
iv. Carry out experimental and/or developmental work;
v. Contributing to interpretation and validation of results
vi. Conduct community diagnosis, care and treatment during Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities;
vii. Assist in organization of the internal scientific seminars;
viii. Guiding visiting scientific students /students on attachment
ix. Maintaining the scientific pre-clinical and clinical facility

b) Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

i. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields;- Medicine and surgery, Dentistry or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;
ii. Proficiency in computer application; and
iii. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

c) Key Skills and Competences

i. Planning and Organizational skills;
ii. Communication and reporting skills;
iii. Interpersonal skills;
iv. Creativity and Innovativeness;
v. Critical thinking skills
vi. Team player.

Terms of Employment: A six (6) months contract, as per KEMRI Human Resource Policy and Procedures Manual with a probation period for the first three (3) months.

All the applications to be done through KEMRI E-Recruitment Portal on or before 11th May 2021 latest 5.00 p.m.

KEMRI is an equal opportunity employer committed 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.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted




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