Iavi is Recruiting a Bioinformatician to be based in Kenya

  • PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, data science, epidemiology, or a closely related discipline is required; equivalent research, industrial or commercial experience may be considered.
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience is required.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of digital health and health preparedness is required.
  • Experience working on global collaborative research projects in Africa and/or India is required.
  • Knowledge of research methods, statistical procedures, and practical experience within a research environment is required.
  • Experience working across a range of stakeholders, including researchers, health care providers, donors, project managers, and principal investigators is required.
  • A strong track record in publishing research and/or directing research programs is required.
  • Proven track record of using structured research capacity strengthening frameworks and tools is required. 
  • Proven success in medical/academic research management and administration is required. 
  • Experience presenting results and findings to specialist and non-specialist audiences, such as at significant conferences or engaging with the public on science is required.
  • Solid reasoning and analytical skills are required. 
  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to multitask and prioritize is required. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.  
  • Proven experience in project MEL is desirable. 
  • Certificate in project management is desirable.

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