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Research Counsellor Coordinator - NIH Supported TAMBUA MAPEMA PLUS

Reference Number: 
RCC20170421
Category: 
Clinical Healthcare and Research
Grade: 
5
Location: 
Mtwapa
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE:The position holder will work on the NIH-supported Tambua Mapema Plus trial evaluating the impact of a novel screening programme to detect prevalent and acute HIV infection in adult patients and their partners seeking urgent care at 6 health facilities in Mtwapa and Shanzu. HIV-infected participants and their infected partners will be enrolled in an immediate treatment cohort at KEMRI-Mtwapa. Any identified HIV-negative partner will be enrolled in a PrEP cohort at KEMRI-Mtwapa. Field data collections will run for 2-years. The candidate will join a dynamic team that conducts different clinical epidemiology studies with key populations at the KEMRI clinic in Mtwapa.

REPORTING LINES:

The post reports to the Project Manager

JOB DIMENSIONS:

Senior Housekeeping Supervisor

Reference Number: 
SHS20170420
Category: 
Facilities and Maintenance
Grade: 
4
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE:Responsible for ensuring that the Programme’s facilities including public areas are well maintained with cleanliness and hygiene standards consistently met and costs effectively managed.

REPORTS TO:

Research Officer

Reference Number: 
ROPCVIS2017412
Category: 
Research, Science and Biotechnology
Grade: 
7.01
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
<p> JOB PURPOSE:To be the lead on the day-to-day activities including identifying relevant samples and conducting the appropriate laboratory procedures required for the Serologic surveys for ascertaining vaccination coverage and population immunity in Kenya (The SeroVacK Study) and other related projects within and interlocking with the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Impact Study (PCVIS). The post holder will coordinate field research activities and contribute to laboratory activities including proposal development, data management, field-laboratory liaison, sample/specimen management, analysis, and preparation of publications.</p>

REPORTS TO: Principal Investigator/Clinical Epidemiologist (PCVIS)

DIRECTLY SUPERVISES: None