Research Job 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(Repealed) Act, Cap 250 of the Laws of Kenya and as currently established and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

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

Terms of Service: The appointment is on permanent and
pensionable terms.


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

  • 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

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

  • KRA Tax compliance certificate,

  • Credit Reference Bureau clearance certificate,

  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission

Kindly attach your

  • cv,

  • cover letter,

  • copies of certified academic and professional

  • testimonials and other relevant documents.

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