RESEARCH OFFICER

Africa International University is a private Chartered International Christian University with its main Campus located in Karen, Nairobi. Our Mission is to educate Christ centred leaders for the transformation of God’s people and the world through innovative programs, research and community engagement.

HEAt exposuRe impacts on maTernal and Neonatal Health (HEARTH) Kenya Project is a collaboration between AIU and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), funded by Medical Research Fund (MRF) under the Climate Impacts Call (https://www.medicalresearchfoundation.org.uk/projects/impactsofindoorandoutdoorheatexposureonmaternalandneonatalhealthinruralkenya). The Project domiciled in the Environmental Health And Governance Centre (EHAG), at the school of business is a 3-year project in Kilifi, Kenya. We invite qualified candidates who are driven by research excellence in climate and health to apply for the following positions: 

RESEARCH OFFICER – 15 MONTHS

The research officer will be employed full-time to help install data loggers, calibrate and download data weekly from houses and hospitals, and help the Project Manager to collect routine health data from the hospitals. The following will be their roles:

  • Download indoor/personal temperature data weekly.
  • Update local MET data quarterly.
  • Contribute to the drafting of manuscripts.
  • Attend all scheduled meetings without fail.

Requirement for Appointment:

  1. First degree in health or related area.
  2. Experience as a research assistant and with data collector.
  3. Experience working in a hospital setting.
  4. Must show interest in climate change.
  5. Must be living in the area.

How to Apply

Applications should be emailed to job.application@aiu.ac.ke. Attach a cover letter, detailed resume, and duly filled job application form. The deadline for application is 14th June 2024 5.00 p.m.