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The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established in Kenya in 1979 through the Science and Technology (Repealed) Act, Cap 250 of the Laws of Kenya and as currently established and dully accredited to continue to operate as such under the Science Technology and Innovation Act, 2013 as the national body responsible for carrying out research in human health in Kenya. KEMRI’s vision is “to be a leading centre of excellence in human health research” and its mission is “to improve human health and quality of life through research, capacity building and service delivery”.

KEMRI seeks to recruit dynamic, innovative and experienced persons to fill the following positions:-


This is the entry and training grade in this cadre. An officer at this level will work under guidance and supervision of a senior officer.


The duties and responsibilities will entail: –

  • Implementing pre-clinical   and   clinical   research   projects   and/or   supervise designated aspects of the work;
  • General diagnosis, care, treatment and provision of specialized clinical care for study participants;
  • Assist in carrying out fieldwork and pre-clinical and clinical experimental procedures;
  • Carry out experimental and/or developmental work;
  • Contributing to interpretation and validation of results
  • Conduct community diagnosis, care and treatment during Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities;
  • Assist in organization of the internal scientific seminars;
  • Guiding visiting scientific students /students on attachment
  • Maintaining the scientific pre-clinical and clinical facility


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields;- Medicine and surgery, Dentistry or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;
  • Proficiency in computer application; and
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

Key Skills and Competences

  • Planning and Organizational skills;
  • Communication and reporting skills;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Creativity and Innovativeness;
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Team player

How to Apply

Terms of Employment: A six (6) months contract, as per KEMRI Human Resource Policy and Procedures Manual with a probation period for the first three (3) months.

All the applications to be done through KEMRI Website

E-Recruitment Portal on or before 11th May 2021 latest 5.00 p.m.

 KEMRI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity; persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. KEMRI does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including application, interview and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such request immediately.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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