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Vacancy: CGHR/95/07/19

Project description

This program is collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute and the Stanford University, California, USA whose main purpose is to conduct a research study titled “Disentangling the human vector relationship to disrupt dengue and chikungunya virus outbreaks in Kenya”. The section has a vacancy for a Laboratory Technologist.

Position: Laboratory Technologist MR 7 (1 position).

Location: Kisian

Reporting to: Principal Investigator

Qualifications

  • Diploma in medical laboratory from a recognized institution.
  • Registered with Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB).
  • Two years’ experience in both field and laboratory work in a research setting.
  • Experience and skilled in phlebotomy.
  • Experience with data entry.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise a team of Field Assistants to conduct scheduled surveys on healthy community cohort component of this study.
  • Perform phlebotomy on consented study participants.
  • Collect data as per study protocol using tablets.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Terms of Employment

One (1) year renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service and a probation period for the first 3 months.

Remuneration

The salary scheme is based on the KEMRI scales.

How To Apply

Applications should include the following:

  • Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number).
  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address.
  • Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers.
  • Copies of Academic Certificates and Transcripts.

Apply to Deputy Director, CGHR, P.O. Box 1578-40100 Kisumu not later than August 13, 2019.

KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER; WOMEN AND DISABLED PERSONS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF ITS RECRUITMENT PROCESS INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING AND PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST IMMEDIATELY TO RELEVANT AUTHORITY

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted