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Kenya Medical Research Institute

Research Scientist (Public Health / Epidemiology for infectious disease and reproductive health) 

2 Posts


Department:Research & Training


Job Type:
 Permanent and Pensionable

Job Description:

The primary role of this position is to work in infectious disease / reproductive research including but not limited to HIV and STI aetiology, prevalence, epidemiology, control strategies, prevention, addressing public health concerns for reproductive health and related infectious disease.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Support the conduct of ongoing research in the field of infectious disease (focus on STI including HIV) and reproductive health.
  • Development and of research projects in the field of infectious (focus on STI including HIV) and reproductive health.
Preferred Skills: 

Qualifications and Competencies
  • Degree in Medicine and registered to practice with the Kenya Medical and Dental Practitioners Board with current licensure.
  • Masters in Public Health or Epidemiology or a research related Masters program.
  • Knowledge and demonstrable skills in a wide range of research including experience in conducting clinical trials.
  • 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


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