KEMRI CAREERS

KEMRI has built a strong professional team of over 4,000 employees deployed across the country. We have created a favorable work environment with able mentors who ensure talent is developed. We have also been ranked among the top Research organisations in Africa in research out put.

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AVAILABLE OPENINGS

VACANCY NUMBER POSITIONDESCRIPTIONVACANCY OPENING DATEVACANCY CLOSING DATEDOWNLOAD DOCUMENT
FN-003-01-2022Research Assistant (PrEDIRA Study)An applicant must be have a diploma in Nursing -Registered Community Health Nurse (KRCHN) with extensive and recent hands-on clinical experience and be registered with the Nursing officer’s Council of Kenya.January 21, 2022February 21, 2022Download
Pharmaceutical TechnologistThe Pharmaceutical Technologist will dispense drugs to study participants and manage the PharmacyFebruary 15, 2022Download
Job Opportunities KEMRI seeks to recruit dynamic, innovative and experienced persons to fill the following;
Senior Legal Assistant
Office Administrator
Community Health Worker (Oral Health
February 13, 2022Download

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Job Opportunities KEMRI seeks to recruit dynamic, innovative and experienced persons to fill the following;
Health Records and Information Technologist
Performance Management, Monitoring and Evaluation Office
Planning & Strategy Officer
Quality Assurance and Risk Management Officer
February 13, 2022Download

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CGHR/247/01/22SonographersThe incumbent, working with study and MOH teams, will be responsible for performing ultrasound scans, training and mentoring frontline health providers to perform obstetric ultrasound for the FAMLI study and other studies in the ARC platform. This will entail performing scans and archiving images for the ARC studies and assisting the ministry of health staff to perform routine scans.January 21, 2022February 10, 2022Download
CGHR/245/01/22Office AssistantThis is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a Senior Officer.January 21, 2022February 10, 2022Download
CGHR/244/12/21Senior Clinical Research Scientist (Pharmacist)The Pharmacist will report to the division lead and will be responsible for investigational products management and accountability for the clinical research site. S/he will be
required to make contribution to protocol development and implementation, including providing technical advice on pharmacy related issues.
January 21, 2022February 10, 2022Download
CGHR/242/12/21Assistant Laboratory TechnicianAn applicant must be a graduate of a Diploma OR Higher Diploma in Biological Sciences
(Medical Laboratory Technology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Parasitology, Microbiology) or any relevant field from a recognized institution of higher education in Kenya.
January 21, 2022February 10, 2022Download
CGHR/241/12/21Social Science Research InternThe interns will be trained on:
 Stakeholder mapping and Community Engagement planning
 Social science Research Methods (Key Informant Interviewing, Focus group discussions,
Qualitative Rapid Assessments, Transcription, Thematic Analysis)
 Rumors Surveillance
January 21, 2022February 10, 2022Download
CGHR/238/11/21Internship Opportunities in;
 Human Resource
 ICT
 Engineering and Maintenance
Appointment in the Internship program will be for a period of one year.January 21, 2022February 10, 2022Download
CGHR/237/11/21Engineering TechnologistAn applicant must candidate must have a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized Institution.January 21, 2022February 10, 2022Download
CGHR/236/11/21ICT OfficerThis is the entry and training grade for Bachelor’s Degree holders in this cadre.January 21, 2022February 10, 2022Download
CGHR/227/11/21Internship Opportunities in;
Statistics, Computer Science
Research
Appointment in the Internship program will be for a period of one year.January 21, 2022February 10, 2022Download
CGHR/226/11/21Labor MonitorsThe clerk (Labor monitor) will be responsible for monitoring study participants through labor process and document study data using appropriate study tools. They will also support Screening, consenting and enrolment of study participants as well as collection of relevant information to facilitate follow up and retention and ensure that these tasks conducted in the highest standards possible as per the FHU study protocols and GCP. S/he must be flexible and work within the existing
structure, in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability and integrity.
January 21, 2022February 10, 2022Download
CGHR/246/01/22MSc. ScholarshipThis position seeks a self driven, highly motivated individual in the second year of their MSc program having
completed the mandatory coursework. The candidate will be required to take part in field work activities including
mosquito collection; bioassays to determine presence and intensity of insecticide resistance to various insecticides used in malaria vector control; Wet Lab processing of mosquito sample including RNA extraction and preparation of RNA libraries and finally, bioinformatics analysis of the raw sequence data obtained to identify transcriptomic markers of insecticide resistance. The candidate will be required to publish the outcome of their work in at least one (1) peer reviewed journal as well as presenting their work in at least one (1) international conference.
January 7, 2022February 14, 2022Download
CGHR/248/01/22Quality Assurance OfficerThe Quality Assurance Officer will report to the Regulatory Officer and will be responsible for ensuring that the data collection and filling work (both paper and electronic) is conducted as per the GAVENIR
study protocol and GCP standards. S/he must be flexible and work within the existing structure, in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability and integrity.
January 7, 2022February 14, 2022Download
CGHR/249/01/22Supply Chain Management Assistant For appointment to this grade an officer must have a diploma in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management or any other equivalent qualification from Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies or any other recognized institutionJanuary 10, 2022February 14, 2022Download
CGHR/234/11/21Health Facility RecordersThe Health Facility Recorders will report to the Field Technologist and will be responsible for identifying patients with shigella at health facilities in Siaya County. S/he will maintain log books, complete forms, and facilitate collection of health facility data, as related to malaria hospitalization and mortality.January 10, 2022January 30, 2022Download
CGHR/235/11/21Field Technologist (Team Leader)The Field Team leader position requires the incumbent to perform various functions, including coordination, field staff supervision, quality control, data management, Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS), capacity building, and reporting for Shigella Surveillance Study in an accurate and timely fashion.January 10, 2022January 30, 2022Download