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Research Medical Specialist

Reference Number: 
RMS-21-01-15
Category: 
Research, Science and Biotechnology
Grade: 
8.11
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE: The incumbent will be responsible for developing own research ideas with the ultimate aim of becoming an independent researcher. To prepare for this, there will be a variety of exciting research projects that he/she may take a lead role in apart from the PCVIS. These include detailed molecular studies on the aetiology of meningitis and other infectious diseases as well as the childhood antecedents of chronic illness in adults. The incumbent will work closely with other consultant physicians already in post. He/She will jointly oversee the adult clinical service at Kilifi County Hospital and organise research within a well-run clinical care programme. He/She will work at Kilifi District Hospital and at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme in Kilifi.

 

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Project Co-ordinator

Reference Number: 
PJCD-20-1-15
Category: 
Project Management
Grade: 
8.01
Location: 
NAIROBI
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE: The Information for Malaria (INFORM) project (www.inform-malaria.org) was established as an African initiative to harness the combined effort of national malaria control programmes, researchers and other regional partners to assemble and package malaria information for evidence-based, national malaria control planning. INFORM will be working in several high malaria risk countries in Africa over the next four years to develop detailed malaria epidemiological profiles to support evidence-based decision making for malaria control. This work will be done in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UK. The main purpose of the job is to provide co-ordination, administrative and management leadership and support to assist the Information for Malaria (INFORM) project leaders to implement the project goals and objectives and to optimize integrated output of the project.

REPORTING LINES:

This position reports to the INFORM Project Director and the Senior Scientific Advisor

 

Research Officer (Statistics GIS)

Reference Number: 
RO-20-1-15
Category: 
Other
Grade: 
7.01
Location: 
NAIROBI
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE: The Information for Malaria (INFORM) project (www.inform-malaria.org) was established as an African initiative to harness the combined effort of national malaria control programmes, researchers and other regional partners to assemble and package malaria information for evidence-based, national malaria control planning. INFORM will be working in several high malaria risk countries in Africa over the next four years to develop detailed malaria epidemiological profiles to support evidence-based decision making for malaria control. This work will be done in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UK. The main purpose of the job is to provide co-ordination, administrative and management leadership and support to assist the Information for Malaria (INFORM) project leaders to implement the project goals and objectives and to optimize integrated output of the project.

 

REPORTING LINES:

This position reports to the Principal Investigator

 

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Reference Number: 
PDRA-20-01-15
Category: 
Other
Grade: 
9.01
Location: 
NAIROBI
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE: The Information for Malaria (INFORM) project (www.inform-malaria.org) was established as an African initiative to harness the combined effort of national malaria control programmes, researchers and other regional partners to assemble and package malaria information for evidence-based, national malaria control planning. INFORM will be working in several high malaria risk countries in Africa over the next four years to develop detailed malaria epidemiological profiles to support evidence-based decision making for malaria control. This work will be done in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UK. The Postdoctoral Scientist will lead the mapping of malaria risk and intervention coverage in the several African countries. S/he will work closely with the INFORM project director, the LSHTM partners and national malaria control programmes.

REPORTING LINES:

The post holder will report to the INFORM project director.

 

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