Strengthening research capacity

Post-Doctoral Training- KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme

21 May 2013

Postdoctoral researchers are the main drivers of research in all major research institutions globally. KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, as part of capacity building and research leadership development, is keen to provide support for postdoctoral training for East African researchers particularly for those in the early stages of their careers.

2013 Postdoctoral positions

Several early and mid-level postdoctoral positions are available to start in September 2013. These positions offer an opportunity to work with experienced scientists in a highly dynamic research environment. In addition, the positions are aimed at providing support and mentorship for the holders to develop applications for grants to support their future research work.

  • Early postdoctoral positions are open to applicants who completed their PhD training in any relevant areas since Jan 2012 onwards.
  • Mid-level postdoctoral positions are open to applicants who have between two and four years of postdoctoral experience and a strong publication record.

People with experience in the general area of any of the projects indicated below even if not specifically the same disease are welcome to apply. For example if you have experience in epidemiology and immunology of other infectious diseases you are welcome to apply for the Malaria and HIV immunology and epidemiology positions. Similarly if you have a mathematical modeling background even if not specifically on viral transmission you are welcome to apply for the viral transmission position.

See the KEMRI website for further details of the opportunities available and of how to apply.

Salary grade for both levels: 9.01 - 9.06 (depending on years of experience). Starting salary - £25,416.

For enquiries please contactskmuchina [at] kemri-wellcome [dot] org ( Dr. Sam Kinyanjui)

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