Research Project Doctor Job in Nairobi Kenya – KNH Lifecourse Project May 2016


Job opportunity;Research Project Doctor  in Nairobi Kenya – KNH Lifecourse Project

Career vacancy;Research Project Doctor  in Nairobi Kenya – KNH Lifecourse Project

Kenyatta National Hospital
Lifecourse Project
Lifecourse Study is a project on adherence to antiretroviral medication based in Kenyatta National Hospital wishes to recruit for the position outlined below in one of their sites in Nairobi.  
The terms of employment are for 1 year renewable contract based on performance.

Research Project Doctor (Nairobi)


1 Post
Essential Job Functions:
  • Supervise screening and enrolment of eligible patients
  • Perform physical examinations of patients
  • Diagnose and treat study participants
  • Prescription of ARVs and identification of adverse events related to ART
  • Avail laboratory results to study participants and treat them accordingly
  • Collect specimens, confirm correct labelling of the specimen and supervise their transportation to the laboratory as well as supervise accurate entry of laboratory results in to the study record books
  • Ensure that data collected is accurate. Supervise data cleaning and correction processes
  • Maintain consents and consent audits for ongoing projects
  • Supervise and train study staff on study procedures and other relevant topics
  • Develop standard operating procedures (SOPS) of the clinic under the supervision of the PI and training staff on the SOPS annually
  • Data analyses and presentation of research progress and results at conferences or scientific meeting.
  • Participate in writing and reviewing of manuscripts
  • Coordinate and lead monthly journal clubs and teaching conferences with collaborating groups in the region.
  • Perform any additional tasks assigned by the principal investigator
Qualifications / Skills / Experience
  • Medical degree (MBChB or equivalent) and licensed to practice in Kenya. Experience in the field of HIV/AIDS including counselling, administration of antiretroviral therapy and data collection
  • Computer literacy skills with MS Office software. Knowledge of statistical software such as SPSS, Stata will be added advantage
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
Send application documents as an attachment to 
They should include:
  1. Application letter addressed to Principal Investigator Lifecourse Study, Kenyatta National Hospital
  2. Complete CV with 2 referees indicating their daytime telephone and e- mail contacts.
  3. Scanned copies of relevant certificates
To reach us not later than 16th May 2016.


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