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Kenya Medical Research Institute

Medical Officers (Research Regulation / Grantsmanship)

2 Posts


Department:Research & Training


Job Type:
 Permanent and Pensionable

Job Description:

The primary role of this position is to provide support for the research regulatory review process at KEMRI. A secondary role is support for the office of Grantmanship.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Support real time review of reported adverse events from ongoing studies approved by the KEMRI ERC.
  • Develop and maintenance of a data base on the same.
  • Support for the Ethics review committee and Scientific Steering (science review).
  • Support for the office of Grantmanship for development of new proposals.
  • Support the development of research grants particularly those which may require adverse event reporting.
Preferred Skills: 

Qualifications and Competencies
  • Degree in Medicine and registered to practice with the Kenya Medical and Dental Practitioners Board with current licensure (PhD in related field of medicine or research is an added advantage).
  • Masters in Public Health or Epidemiology or a research related Masters program.
  • Training in research ethics or related field is an advantage.
  • Familiarity with international adverse reporting systems e.g DAIDS Toxicity tables
  • Knowledge and demonstrable skills in a wide range of research including experience in conducting clinical trials (Phase I/II/ III).
  • Training in Good clinical practice (GCP).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Competency in MS office.
  • Must have demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Must be a team player.
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their applications enclosing a detailed CV, copies of certified certificates, professional qualification, email address, a day time telephone contact and the details and contact information for three referees to the following address not later than 24th of October, 2011

The Director
Kenya Medical Research Institute
P.O. Box 54840 – 00200


Attn: Head of Human Resources

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