37 Research Jobs in Kenya – KEMRI

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State
Corporation established in Kenya in 1979 through the Science and Technology
(Repealed) Act, Cap 250 of the Laws of Kenya and as currently established and
dully accredited to continue to operate as such under the Science Technology
and Innovation Act, 2013 as the national body responsible for carrying out
research in human health in Kenya. KEMRI’s vision is “to be a leading centre of
excellence in human health research” and its mission is “to improve human
health and quality of life through research, capacity building and service
delivery”.



KEMRI seeks to recruit dynamic, innovative and experienced persons
to fill the following positions: –

Research Scientist

Terms of Service: The appointment is on permanent and
pensionable terms.
JOB GROUP: KMR 6

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre for graduate
employees. An officer at this level will
work under guidance and supervision of a senior officer.

Job Specifications

  • Assist
    in the implementation of research projects and/or supervising designated
    aspects of the work;

  • Assist
    in carrying out fieldwork and laboratory experimental procedures;

  • Assisting
    in organization of the internal scientific seminars;

  • Carry
    out experimental and/or developmental work under the supervision of a
    Senior Research Scientist or Assistant Principal Research Scientist;

  • Assist
    in the interpretation and validation of results;

  • Guiding
    visiting scientific students /students on attachment

  • Assisting
    in maintaining the scientific laboratory in good working condition; and

  •  In
    consultation with Senior Technologist, ensuring that all chemicals,
    reagents and consumables are properly stored in the laboratory.

Job Specifications

  • Bachelor’s
    Degree in any of the following disciplines :- Biomedical Sciences,
    Analytical Chemistry, Applied Sciences, Public Health, any relevant Social
    Science, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;

  • Proficiency
    in computer application;

  • Fulfil
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Key Skills and Competences

  • Planning
    skills

  • Communication
    and reporting skills

  •  Interpersonal
    skills

  • Team
    player

How To Apply

The following will be required during the interviews: –

  • Certificate
    of good conduct,

  • Higher
    Education Loans Board compliance certificate,

  • KRA
    Tax compliance certificate,

  • Credit
    Reference Bureau clearance certificate,

  • Ethics
    and Anti-Corruption Commission clearance.

Kindly attach your

  • cv,

  • cover
    letter,

  • copies
    of certified academic and professional certificates,

  • testimonials
    and other relevant documents.

All the applications to be done through www.kemri.org on or before 18th May
2020
 by 5.00 p.m

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