Research Assistant Job in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Research Assistant Job in Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Site Lead Research Assistant

Centre for Microbiology
Research

KEMRI- RCTP

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Opening Date: 9th
September 2021

Background
Information:

The Kenya Medical
Research Institute (KEMRI), in collaboration with the Washington University in
St. Louis (Wash U) is currently conducting research projects that include the ADAPT-I
(Adaptive Strategy for Preventing and Treating Lapses of Retention in Adult HIV
Care (ADAPT-R) Study and ADAPT-R-II. The ADAPT studies utilise the novel
sequential multiple assignment randomized trial (SMART) approach to assess the
effectiveness and cost efficiency of a family of sequential strategies to
prevent initial lapses in HIV retention and to treat those that occur.

We have the below
vacancy in ADAPT
(Adaptive Strategy for Preventing and Treating Lapses of Retention in Adult HIV
Care (AdaPT-R) Study 

Position: Site Lead
Research Assistant (1 Position) K MR/ 7 Vacancy No. FN-01-09-2021 

Reports
to:     Assistant Coordinator

Location:  Kisumu

Duration:      
1 Year Renewable Contract as per KEMRI Scheme of Service. The first 3 months is
a probation period

Duties and
Responsibilities:

  • Oversight and study management at the site
  • Conduct participant recruitment, screening,
    informed consent, and randomization/re- randomization
  • Data collection, data entry, documentation, and
    organization per the study protocol and standard operating procedures
  • Site stock management
  • Send daily site reports
  • Communicate regularly with the Study Coordinators
    and other study staff and will respond to data and study queries with
    information and reports as required
  • Assist caregivers and adolescents with disclosure
    support
  • Maintain study registers, logs, and files and make
    sure all study documents are kept secure and locked
  • Write reports and participate in study meetings as
    required
  • Participant follow up and tracing

Required Qualifications
and experience

  • Diploma in Community Health, Social Work &
    Community Development or any other related Diploma in Social Sciences with
    C plain and above in O level
  • At least two years of research assistant
    experience

Other Required Skills

  • Motorcycle riding will be an added advantage
  • Excellent Computer skills

How To Apply

Applications to be done
through the email 
hrrctp@kemri-ucsf.org – (Indicate
Position & Vacancy Number as the subject of your Email) 
not
later than 29th September
2021 at 5pm
.

Applicants should attach
the following:

  • Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number) and
    date available to start working for the study
  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae with Telephone
    number and e-mail address
  • Two letters of reference with contact telephone
    numbers
  • Copies of Academic Certificates and Transcripts
  • A copy of the latest pay slip (if applicable)
  • A copy of National Identity card or passport

KEMRI or any of its
programs, Studies or Projects does not solicit for Money or any form of reward
for a Job applicant to be considered for employment. Any such requests should
be immediately reported to the HR department. Canvassing will lead to automatic
disqualification.

KEMRI     
IS      AN    
EQUAL     OPPORTUNITY    
EMPLOYER     COMMITED      TO
DIVERSITY;

PERSONS  
WITH    DISABILITY,    WOMEN,   
YOUTH    AND    THOSE    FROM
MARGINALIZED AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Only short-listed
candidates will be contacted