Opportunities

Mid Career Research Fellow - MicroBiology

Reference Number: 
MCRF060919
Employment Type: 
Full time
Category: 
Epidemiology and Demography
Job Grade: 
10.01
Country: 
Kenya
Location: 
Kilifi
JOB PURPOSE: 

The post-holder will lead a programme of research within the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Impact Study (PCVIS). This is a longitudinal study, funded by Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance, to determine the long-term impact of the PCV programme in Kenya and guide vaccine policy in consultation with the Kenya National Immunisation Technical Advisory Group (KENITAG) and the National Vaccines and Immunization Program within the Ministry of Health. The post holder will be expected to contribute to the further development of the research programme (including development of their own proposals), scientific leadership, and collaborate with local, national and international partners. The ideal post holder will have experience in pneumococcal microbiology / molecular biology.