Opportunities

Early Post-Doctoral Researcher - Social Science /Health Systems Researcher

Reference Number: 
EPDR-SS-25-02-2020
Employment Type: 
Full time
Category: 
Research- Social Science
Job Grade: 
9.01
Country: 
Kenya
Location: 
Nairobi
JOB PURPOSE: 

To take on a senior role within a team conducting a set of linked studies testing interventions aimed at improving the quality of care for sick newborns in hospital. The studies aim to examine how medical and nursing team leaders on newborn units manage the challenges of providing better care to sick newborns in Kenyan County hospitals and how they respond to efforts to develop their management, leadership and communication skills within the context of a multi-hospital network that aims to track hospital performance in providing quality care. These studies will be conducted in partnership with a large multidisciplinary team and amongst hospitals that are already part of the Clinical Information Network. The post-doctoral scientist will join an emerging social science group in the KEMRI-Wellcome Programme in Nairobi that focuses on health systems research (https://kemri-wellcome.org/programme/health-systems/). They will be supported by senior social scientists from Oxford University and work with a wider multi-disciplinary team focused on health services research and newborn care. They will also align their work and have reporting responsibilities to the wider CIN team and contribute to emerging work on antimicrobial resistance.

Early Post Doctoral Researcher (5 Months)

Reference Number: 
EPDR 250220
Employment Type: 
Full time
Category: 
Epidemiology and Demography
Job Grade: 
9.01
Country: 
Kenya
Location: 
Kilifi
JOB PURPOSE: 

To conduct genome-wide analyses of iron status and Mendelian randomization analyses of the relationship between iron status and infection in African children.To conduct genome-wide analyses of iron status and Mendelian randomization analyses of the relationship between iron status and infection in African children.

Senior Project Manager - HRMIS (9Months)

Reference Number: 
SPM2422020
Employment Type: 
Temporary Contract
Category: 
Human Resources
Job Grade: 
8.01
Country: 
Kenya
Location: 
Kilifi
JOB PURPOSE: 

This role will manage the HRMIS Project working closely with the HR team, the vendor, Finance team and the ICT team to ensure successful implementation of the HRMIS. The role will also ensure that the project scope, time and cost are as per expectation and every milestone is met during the project cycle. The post-holder will ensure that all installation and development activities are executed in a planned and coordinated manner. 

Research Medical Specialist - Pediatrics

Reference Number: 
RMS-P -20/02/2020
Employment Type: 
Full time
Category: 
Clinical Research
Job Grade: 
8.11
Country: 
Kenya
Location: 
Nairobi
JOB PURPOSE: 

The Clinical Information Network (CIN) is a multi-hospital platform designed to promote better generation and use of paediatric patient data for quality improvement, surveillance, and research. The project seeks a highly motivated clinical specialist who will work with other members of the team towards successful running of a multi-site pragmatic trial on pneumonia treatments  and other projects supported on the platform. Selected references that provide additional background to the CIN are provided at the links below:

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31544003/

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30832678/

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29971245/

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29514814/

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29241618/

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26662925/