Field Technologist

Date Posted: Dec. 6, 2022, 5:39 a.m.

KEMRI (Kenya Medical Research)

Job Description

Vacancy No. CGHR/325/11/22

Required Qualifications

  • Diploma in the following fields: Community development, Community health and development psychological counselling
  • Certificate in HIV counselling testing from NASCOP
  • Good command of written and spoken English, Kiswahili and Dholuo
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in data collection using various paper and electronic tools
  • Valid good clinical practice and human subject certificate
  • Female candidates preferred due to study sample group gender and age

Specific Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Identify potential participants
  • Consent and recruit eligible participants
  • Conduct project activities under guidance of Research Administrator e.g. surveys, blood collection and other biological sample collections
  • Translate study documents from English to Luo- e.g. consent forms, surveys, information sheets and qualitative data that has been transcribed.
  • Record collected data on logs and other instruments
  • Perform data entry
  • Submit to immediate supervisor daily reports of assigned work
  • Maintain confidentiality and privacy of research data
  • Participate in project trainings and meetings
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

How To Apply

Applications should include the following: 

  • Letter of application (Include vacancy no.)
  • A current CV with names of at least 2 referees
  • Certificate in Good Clinical Practice and/or Human Subjects Protection
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates

If you believe you meet the stated requirements please apply to 

The Deputy Director, 
1578-40100, Kisumu 

The subject in the vacancy header should be the vacancy number

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