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KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Program Massive Jobs (23 Positions)
The Centre of Geographical Medicine Research Coast (CGMRC) is one of the ten centres of the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI). It is home to the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme and is well known internationally for its work tackling malaria and other infectious diseases, particularly bacterial and viral childhood infections. The Programme was formally established in 1989 as a partnership between KEMRI, Oxford University and the Wellcome Trust. It conducts basic, epidemiological and clinical research in parallel, with results feeding directly into local and international health policy, and aims to expand the country’s capacity to conduct multidisciplinary research that is strong, sustainable and internationally competitive. Strong community links are at the heart of the Programme, with an emphasis on capacity building and training to build scientific leadership.
Research internships are a mechanism for giving high calibre young university graduates a structured experience of research at an early stage in their career. They provide an opportunity to gain experience by assisting senior scientific staff and participating in on-going research activities. This gives interns a chance to see whether they wish to embark on a research career. The internships are strictly limited to 6 months duration and are non-renewable. A monthly stipend is provided. Generally, a first or upper second Bachelors degree within the last year from an East African University and in addition a minimum average score of B+ or equivalent at secondary school exit exams is required. Depending on the projects available, the degrees can be in a biomedical science (e.g. zoology, biochemistry) or a health science (pharmacy, medicine, dentistry, nursing) or mathematics, statistics, epidemiology, demography, geoscience, social science, economics or anthropology.