2019 vacancy KEMRI Kisumu

An exciting vacancy is now open for applications at Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Kisumu for the position of a Registered Clinical officer (Vacancy No: FN-04-003-2019)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Study Clinical Officer will be responsible for offering technical assistance and support to clinics delivering PrEP to couples in Kisumu County for the Partner Scale Up Project (PSUP) 
  • He or she will also be responsible for screening, examining, and enrolling participants and conducting follow-up appointments with participants in POWER study. 
  • The Clinical Officer will perform physical exams, collect health history, and ascertain other relevant information from caregivers using standardized case report forms.
  • This staff member is also responsible for management of any side effects of the study intervention and for collecting and tracking adverse event and protocol violations that may occur over the study period. 
  • The Clinical Officer is responsible for submitting weekly reports to the study coordinator summarizing indicators of study progress and communicating challenges and successes to the study coordinator. 
  • The Clinical Officer will also assist with miscellaneous study activities including data entry, data query response, attend trainings, weekly reporting, on this and other related studies. 


  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery
  • Holds a current practicing license 
  • Two years of working experience as a clinical officer
  • Computer literate
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and listening skills 
  • Must be able to work in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability, and integrity 
Other Required Skills
  • Demonstrated track record working in busy clinic 
  • Experience working with Adolescent Girls and Young women.
  • Experience in research 

How To Apply 

All applicants should send an email attaching the following;
  1. Application letter indicating the vacancy No:FN-04-003-2019 and date available to start working.
  2. Detailed CV with contacts 
  3. Two recommendation letters with contacts 
  4. Copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts
  5. Copy of National ID or passport
The email should be sent to: hrrctp@kemri-ucsf.org.

Applications Deadline is on 1st April 2019.

For more information visit KEMRI website career section


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