Research Assistant Job in Kenya
in 1983, Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, autonomous and self-governing
international university, with 13 teaching sites in 6 countries over three
continents (www.aku.edu). An integral part of the Aga Khan Development Network
(www.akdn.org), AKU provides higher education in several disciplines, carries
out research pertinent to the countries and operates 7 hospitals (soon 8) and
over 325 outreach clinics, all at international standards. It has almost 2,500
students and over 14,000 staff.
Aga Khan University-East Africa (AKU-EA) through its Research Office in Mombasa
is conducting a study: “Pregnancy Care Integrating Translational Science
Everywhere (PRECISE)” in Kaloleni and Rabai Sub-counties in Kilifi County,
Kenya. The study will involve following up pregnant women from early pregnancy
through delivery to the post-delivery and it will include local travel within
the study area- between health facilities and to communities. Applications are
invited from appropriately qualified candidates for the position of Research
Assistant – Nurse in the study. The staff will be based at the research sites
in Kilifi County.
research assistant – nurse will be required to support the study’s activities
at the health facility. This will include screening and recruitment of study
participants, clinical and non-clinical data collection, sample collection and
handling and additional study procedures.
together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone
contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be
sent to th
email to [email protected]. Applications by
email are preferred.
indicate the title of the position on your application.