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Research Officer

Reference Number: 
RO180118
Category: 
Clinical Healthcare and Research
Grade: 
7.01
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE:To oversee the planning and execution of the research activities for a study that aims to identify health system factors enhancing or constraining the integration of breastfeeding Peer supporters into inpatient setting in public hospitals in Kilifi County, Kenya. The post holder will be involved in managing and co-ordinating research study activities in two sub-county hospitals. Activities will include managing participatory meetings, and collecting, entering and analysing qualitative and quantitative data. Specifically, the post holder will work with the Principal Investigator to undertake an audit of infant nutrition records and initial interviews in a situation analysis in each hospital; participate in stakeholders meetings, and in participatory strategy development for the integration of the peer supporters, monitoring and feedback meetings; conduct end of project interviews, analysis of infant nutrition records and write up of findings.

REPORTS TO: Principal Investigator

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & MENTORSHIP: Principal Investigator

Clinical Trials Co-ordinator.

Reference Number: 
CTC150118
Category: 
Clinical Healthcare and Research
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE:To oversee and manage a clinical trial according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines, regulatory requirements and institutional guidelines.

REPORTS TO:

Assistant Research Officer

Reference Number: 
ARO-150118
Category: 
Other
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
Nairobi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
OVERALL JOB PURPOSE:To support study planning, implementation and coordination in work aimed at developing a smartphone app for pathology services in Nairobi. The aim of this project is to identify laboratories in Nairobi that provide services to privately paying patients and to establish the range of tests that laboratories offer, the costs of these tests, and ascertain whether the laboratory is a member of any national or international quality assurance mechanism. The post holder will support survey planning, implementation and coordination and it is expected that much of the work can be done by telephone. The post also requires: initial research and combination of existing data and policy / regulatory documents governing the work of laboratories in Kenya; work with doctors and patients to identify how they select laboratories and what information about the laboratory they would most value to help them select a place to get tests done. The post-holder will be expected to use REDCap software for data capture, and collate the survey data with other data collected. The package of work is aimed at developing a smartphone app that helps doctors and patients identify which laboratories are able to offer which pathology services in Nairobi. The post-holder will also be expected to set up, co-ordinate, and run sessions designed to improve the design and function of the app.

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER (Mobile and VR application)

Reference Number: 
SD-150118
Category: 
Information and Communications Technology
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
Nairobi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
OVERALL JOB PURPOSE:This is an exciting and challenging position for an experienced mobile and Virtual Reality(VR) application developer to work on an innovative training platform for healthcare workers in low-income settings called LIFE (Life-Saving Instruction for Emergencies). The work will involve working with a team to develop immersive mobile and VR medical training simulations using the Unreal Engine game development engine, 3D Studio, and iOS, Android and VR development environments. The work will require working independently as a member of interdisciplinary team of clinicians and researchers to contribute to design and development activities required to iteratively build and test the LIFE platform.

REPORTS TO:  

Clinical Trials Co-ordinator.

Reference Number: 
CTC100118
Category: 
Clinical Healthcare and Research
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
Kilifi, with travel( Kenya and Uganda)
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE:To oversee and manage the clinical trial according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines, regulatory requirements and institutional guidelines.

REPORTS TO:

  • Site Principal Investigator
  • Chief Principal Investigator

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