Research Scientist Career Opportunity in Kenya - mHealth Trial Study

Mobile Solutions for Neonatal Health and Maternal Support (Mobile WACh NEO)

Mobile WACh NEO, an mHealth trial studying the effect of mobile phone interactive SMS dialogue on neonatal health, essential newborn care, care seeking, and maternal mental health is seeking Research Scientist.

Objective of this Position

  • Manuscript and abstract writing for an RCT study of mothers and infants.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Draft research paper, manuscript or abstract or abstracts
  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Assist in fact checking a variety of health information and publication materials
  • Prepare reports and power point presentation slides
  • Submit periodic writing progress to the Study (PI) or co-Investigators
  • Ensure strict compliance with ethical requirements for conduct of research, privacy and confidentiality of study data
  • Attend regular meetings with the study PI and/or co-Investigators writing progress and activities
  • Ensure graphs, charts, and tables for uniformity of style and size, making sure data are displayed clearly and correctly
  • Ensure references are listed and ordered correctly and formatted to AMA journal style
  • Proofread for grammar, spelling, and punctuation, establishing compliance with editorial standards for correctness, consistency, and completeness
  • Ensure appropriate formatting-fonts and font sizes against specifications; checks consistency of spacing, text alignment, line, and word break
  • Any other related duties as assigned by the supervisor

Essential requirements:

  • Licensed Medical Doctor
  • Interest in maternal, child and neonatal health.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision and as a member of a collaborative team.
  • Strong analytic, written, organizational and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent communication skills: Must be able to communicate regularly with the research team via email and zoom both the local and international based ones.
  • Respectful, punctual, hardworking, conscientious with attention to detail and good work ethic.
  • Have an up to date certificate in human subjects training and good clinical practice.

Applications must include the following:

Complete CV with 2 referees indicating their telephone contacts and e-mail contacts

Relevant certificates and testimonials

If qualified for the above post, please send your CV to the email: by 10th May 2023 and apply using the ONLINE APPLICATION LINK.