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Research Nurse

Reference Number: 
RN310817
Category: 
Clinical Healthcare and Research
Grade: 
5.01
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE:This role will involve the day to day research activities in studies on neurocognitive and mental health outcomes among adolescents and young adults living with HIV. The post holder conducts daily activities to ensure optimal nursing assessment and care, communication with participants, timely study recruitment, data and sample collection, follow up and adherence to study-specific procedures.

REPORTING LINES:

Principal Investigator

Team leader.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assistant Research Officer - (6 Months Contract)

Reference Number: 
ARO310817
Category: 
Clinical Healthcare and Research
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE:The job holder will assist in the translation of test materials and administration of a parent skill training intervention for families of children with Neurodisability.

REPORTING LINES:

Principal Investigator

DIRECTLY SUPERVISES: 2

Project Coordinator

Reference Number: 
PRCOOD16817
Category: 
Clinical Healthcare and Research
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE:The main purpose of the job is to manage the collaborative studies between the Kenyan Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)-Wellcome Trust Programme and Stanley Centre at the Broad Institute, Boston, USA. The data and sample collection is involving several hospitals on the Kenyan coast, and some other institutes in other countries in Africa. In particular, the Project Coordinator will work in consultation with the PIs for NeuroGAP, NeuroDEV and SEEDS-EpiGEN to ensure that all logistics are performed in good time, to supervise data and sample collection, and to participate in communications and engagement strategy.

REPORTS TO:

The principal investigators

BUDGET AND RESOURCE RESPONSIBILITY:

Clinical Officer - (9 Months Contract)

Reference Number: 
CO160817
Category: 
Clinical Healthcare and Research
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
Mtwapa
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE:The position holder will work within a clinical team (2 other COs) and provide research care to a group of approximately 400-500 male and female sex workers, including men who have sex with men (MSM) who make monthly study visits, in close collaboration with the clinical section head.

REPORTING LINES:

Clinical Section Head.

BUDGET RESPONSIBILITY:

Head of Clinical Trials

Reference Number: 
HOCT140817
Category: 
Clinical Healthcare and Research
Grade: 
10.01
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE:Responsible for providing leadership and coordination of all clinical trials activities in the Programme, and to oversee and coordinate monitoring, project management, data base support and sponsorship for investigator-led clinical trials on Phase I, II and III. The post would best suit a doctor with clinical research experience with capacity to develop their own research interests as well as support clinical trials led by colleagues.

REPORTS TO:  Programme Executive Director and  Departmental Chair Clinical Research