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Kenya Medical Research Institute

Research Scientist - Kwale

Kwale, Kenya

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Research Scientist - Kwale

Closing: Mar 5, 2024

9 days remaining

Published: Feb 16, 2024 (9 days ago)

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Essential requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Sociology, Community Health and/ development, Social work or related Social Science discipline from a recognized institution.
  •  Fluency in both oral and written Luo/ Mijikenda-Digo languages.
  •  Strong written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
  •  High proficiency with Microsoft Word.
  •  Ability to ride a motorcycle.
  •  Willingness to reside in field study site.


Responsibilities

Essential requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Sociology, Community Health and/ development, Social work or related Social Science discipline from a recognized institution.
  •  Fluency in both oral and written Luo/ Mijikenda-Digo languages.
  •  Strong written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
  •  High proficiency with Microsoft Word.
  •  Ability to ride a motorcycle.
  •  Willingness to reside in field study site.


  • Conduct Focused Group Discussions (FGDs), Key Informant Interviews (KII) in the study community.
  • Transcribe and translate audio files and submit typed transcripts including interview summary
  • notes to the study PI in timely manner.
  •  Review transcripts for any spelling, grammar or formatting errors, as well as other inconsistencies.
  •  Administer survey questionnaires in the study population.
  •  Adhere to confidentiality guidelines and respecting sensitive information.
  •  Ensure that data quality assurance procedures are strictly adhered to.
  •  Participate in planning meetings and scheduled conference calls with PI and study partners.
  •  Perform any other related duties that may be assigned from time to time.


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