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Assistant Research Officer-Evidence Synthesis

Reference Number: 
AR0ES-08-14
Category: 
Statistics and Data Management
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
Nairobi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE: The incumbent will be responsible for undertaking systematic reviews of alternative intervention strategies for improving outcomes of sick new-borns. They will work with the Kenyan guideline development group and in collaboration with the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group based in Liverpool while part of the evidence synthesis team within the Health Services Research group in Nairobi.

REPORTING LINES:

Post holder will Report to the Principal Investigator.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Administrative Assistant

Reference Number: 
AA-08-14
Category: 
Clerical, Office Administration
Grade: 
3.01
Location: 
Nairobi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE: To provide support to Heads of Research Units as a personal assistant and to provide wider office and project management support to researchers in the Health Services and Health Economics Research Units to facilitate research conduct in line with KWTRP policies

REPORTING LINES:

Post holder will Report to Head HSU.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assistant Research Officer-Statistics

Reference Number: 
AROS-08-14
Category: 
Statistics and Data Management
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
Nairobi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
The incumbent will be responsible for further development of a set of analysis 'menus' in R that can be applied to data collected from individual hospitals and groups of hospitals and linking these analytic tools to data collection strategies. This work will be conducted with a larger group of analysts to provide hospitals with regular reports on their patient populations and quality of health care services. The post will require someone with skills in programming in R as well as data management skills who is a good team player.

REPORTING LINES:

  1. Post holder will Report to the Principal Investigators.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Research Medical Specialist

Reference Number: 
RMS-08-14
Category: 
Clinical Healthcare and Research
Grade: 
8.11
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
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

REPORTING LINES:

Post holder will report to Principal Investigator (PCVIS Project) and Medical Superintendent (Kilifi County Hospital).

Postdoctoral Research Assistant - PDRA

DEPARTMENT: Public Health Research

LOCATION: NAIROBI

GRADE: 9.01