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Assistant Research Officer

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Kilifi

2 months ago


Job Description

KEMRI is seeking to hire an Assistant Research Officer. The job will entail research coordination, preparation and maintenance of various scientific and research governance related materials for the purposes of ethical and regulatory approval, GCP and monitoring requirements. Although not essential, laboratory experience would be helpful.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Research Maintain documents for each study, including ICFs and CRFs
  2. Assist with preparation of study materials
  3. Maintain ward stocks of consumables, including blood tubes for the observational study
  4. Assist with developing and maintaining study SOPs
  5. Assist with maintaining the TMFs and providing documentation to study monitors
  6. Data entry from paper CRFs to database
  7. Assist with data management, such as troubleshooting missing data
  8. Prepare documents for ethical and regulatory reviews
  9. Prepare documentation for Data Safety Monitoring Board reviews
  10. Some basic laboratory skills would be desirable, although training for specific assays will be provided
  11. Any other appropriate duties that may be assigned from time to time

Education + Experience

  1. QUALIFICATIONS: Essential A BSc degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, or related field
  2. At least one-year relevant work experience
  3. Familiarity with research governance
  4. Experience with preparation of scientific reports
  5. Strong attention to detail and ability to keep accurate scientific records
  6. Ability to work independently, organize and plan own workload and adapt to changing priorities Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  7. Desirable: Experience working in clinical trials or laboratory research using GCP and GCLP