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Saturday, March 4, 2017

ICRHK Social Scientist Job in Kenya

Social Scientist
The International Centre for Reproductive Health – Kenya (ICRHK) works in the area of sexual and reproductive health for general population, Key Populations (KPs) and gender based violence and human rights programs.
We are seeking a dedicated, talented, Social Scientist who is also a qualitative researcher. Working closely with a multidisciplinary team, he/she will design and lead qualitative research efforts for the studies.
This will include: managing fieldwork data collection, (in-depth interviews, focus group discussions, direct observation) analysis and dissemination of results through internal and external reports, journal publications and professional conference presentations.
He/she will also support the preparation of grant proposals and coordination of other project activities as needed.
  • Education: Master’s degree in medical anthropology, medical sociology, public health or a related field emphasizing qualitative research methods training.
Experience and Skills or required:
  • 5+ years with professional qualitative research experience.
  • 3+ years conducting in-depth interviewing, focus group discussions, and participant observation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of public health issues, in particular family planning and human subject protocols.
  • Experience working with stakeholders to design, author, and manage qualitative studies.
  • Strong organizational, planning, and problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player.
  • Software: Proficiency with the following office, analysis, and citation softwares: Microsoft Office Suite (Word,
  • Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Outlook); NVivo, Atlas.ti; EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley.
  • Communication: Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills required.
A full job description is accessible on our website: click on vacancies.
Applicants must upload their application letter, an up-to-date CV with names and addresses of three referees and telephone contacts and the bio data form on the ICRHK job application portal by 6th March 2017, 5pm.

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