Overview

Research Scientist

Reports to: Principal Investigator
Duration: 6 months
Research Scientist – KMR 6 (Short Contract)

Duties and responsibilities:

Assist in the implementation of project activities
Assist with project field surveys and carrying out laboratory assays
Support the maintenance of basic analytical equipment such as HPLC, UV/Vis Spectrophotometer
Prepare and afford monthly research project draft progress reports
Be available for meetings to discuss with the Principal Investigator the project progress of the analysis;
Assist with development of data capture tool, data entry and data analysis of project results
Provide support in manuscript writing
Contribute to drafting of the final report on the key findings from the study

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Analytical Chemistry or equivalent from a recognized University,
Must be familiarity with basic analytical chemistry equipment,
Must be conversant with Pharmaceutical Drug analysis.
Proficiency in computer application
Basic knowledge in statistics will be an added advantage
Applications MUST include the following:

Letter of Application,
Current Curriculum Vitae with mobile phone number and e-mail address,
Name and phone number for two professional referees,
Academic Certificates,
A copy of National Identity card or passport,
Certificate of Good Conduct
Terms of Engagement:

Appointment will be for a period of Six (6) months and the salary is negotiable.

Please Note:

The project WILL NOT offer employment after the completion of the contract.
Successful person will be expected to take up a personal accident cover and medical Insurance cover; and
INCOMPLETE applications will not be considered.

MODE OF APPLICATION

Click “APPLY FOR JOB” button above to apply for this job.

All applications should be done  no later than 2nd August, 2021.

KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITED TO DIVERSITY; PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, WOMEN, YOUTH AND THOSE FROM MARGINALIZED AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF ITS SELECTION PROCESS INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW AND PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST IMMEDIATELY

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

About Kenya Medical Research - KEMRI

Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established through the Science and Technology (Amendment) Act of 1979, which has since been amended to Science, Technology and Innovation Act 2013. The 1979 Act established KEMRI as a National body responsible for carrying out health research in Kenya.