Monday, February 17, 2014

Research Coordinator / Physician

University of Washington Global Assistance Program Research Collaboration (UW-Kenya)

Position: Research Coordinator / Physician (1 Position)

Location: Nairobi

Reporting to: Principal Investigator

Position Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Train and supervise study staff at the field site
  • Manage human subjects protection including reporting to ERC
  • Ensure proper administration of consent procedures
  • Ensure QA of all study procedures and specimen collections
  • See and treat patients who are participating in the study
  • Preparation of research reports, abstracts, posters, and manuscripts
  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine (MBChB or equivalent)
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • Certification in Human Subjects Protection and Good Clinical Practice
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, lead, coordinate, and accomplish research activities
  • Strong analytic, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Half-time position
  • Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience
  • Based in Nairobi
  • S/he must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Able and ready to work long hours when necessary.
Desirable qualities, skills and abilities:
  • Career interest in research in HIV/STI preferred
  • Experience with couple counseling and HIV testing, PMTCT, and/or HIV treatment
  • Certificate in Voluntary Counseling and Testing from NASCOP
  • Training in research ethics
  • Familiarity with research data collection
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a collaborative team
Interested individuals who meet the above qualifications should submit a letter of interest including the title of the position and describing your specific qualifications for the job.  

Additionally, a recently updated CV, 1 letter of reference, and the contact information for 2 additional references should be included as attachments. 

Please submit to: by Friday February 21 at 5 pm.