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BIOINFORMATICIAN, KAVI – INSTITUTE OF CLINICAL RESEARCH 
AD/12/355/19 (1 POST)
The program

This is a position in the Indo-African Dengue project on pathogen sequencing, whose station is at the 
KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research, College of Health Sciences. 

The position
The position is based in Nairobi and is tenable on one year contract, renewable on mutual agreement.

Qualifications:
Applicants must have a Bachelors degree in medical or biological sciences and a Masters or PhD degree in 
Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or a related field. 
They should also have the skills to perform bioinformatics analysis. Those with skills in performing wet-lab assays and preparation of manuscripts will 
have added advantage.

Key responsibilities:
Coordinating with clinicians and laboratory technologists for samples; collaboration in new research; 
design and implement bioinformatics data analysis pipeline for viruses and bacteria pathogens; analysis of 
next-generation genome sequencing data; and be a technical point of contact person for the project at 
KAVI-ICR and NCBS, India.

How to apply