Kenya Medical Research Institute(KEMRI)

Biostistician/Bioinformatics - Nairobi

Published:KMR 06
  • Advertised Date: 06/24/2022
  • Closing Date: 07/14/2022 17:00:00
  • Applications: 330

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • i.Contribute to designing research projects that apply valid scientific techniques and use information obtained from baselines or historical data to structure uncompromised and efficient analyses
  • ii.Assist in planning data collection methods for specific projects and determine the types and sizes of sample groups to be used
  • iii.Assist in adapting statistical methods to solve specific problems in biomedicine and other relevant fields
  • iv.Help develop and test experimental designs, sampling techniques, and analytical methods
  • v.Provide support for analysis and interpretation of statistical data to identify significant differences in relationships among sources of information
  • vi.Participate in developing an understanding of fields to which statistical methods are to be applied to determine whether methods and results are appropriate
  • vii.Help in evaluating sources of information to determine any limitations in terms of reliability or usability
  • viii.Contribute to evaluating the statistical methods and procedures used to obtain data to ensure validity, applicability, efficiency, and accuracy
  • ix.Help identify relationships and trends in data, as well as any factors that could affect the results of research
  • x.Participate in preparing data for processing by organizing information, checking for any inaccuracies, and adjusting and weighting the raw data
  • xi.Contribute to reporting results of statistical analyses, including information in the form of graphs, charts, and tables
  • xii.Help examine theories, such as those of probability and inference, to discover mathematical bases for new or improved methods of obtaining and evaluating numerical data
  • xiii.Support in presentation of statistical and non-statistical results using charts, bullets, and graphs in meetings or conferences to audiences such as clients, peers, and students
  • xiv. Assist in the processing of large amounts of data for statistical modeling and graphic analysis, using computers

Vacancy Requirements:

# Description. Requirement Type
1 Bachelor’s Degree in the following fields: Mathematics, statistics, biostatistics, Informatics, Computer Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution. Mandatory
2 Proficiency in statistical software application; and Mandatory
3 Analytical and report writing skills Added Advantage
4 Presentation skills Added Advantage
5 Good Team player Added Advantage
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