social Scienctist Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Aga Khan University

Job Description

The Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, not for profit, International University first established in 1983, with 11 teaching sites in eight countries. The Medical College in East Africa is part of a visionary plan to create a comprehensive university in East Africa with a health sciences regional hub in Nairobi and campuses in Dar es Salaam and Kampala.

The PRECISE (Pregnancy Care Integrating Translational Science. Everywhere) study is a multisite (Kenya. Mozambique and The Gambia) observational study established by the PRECISE Network, a new and broadly-based group of research scientists and health advocates mainly based in the UK and Africa. In Kenya, the study will be led by the Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health (CoEWCH) (EA) of the AKU in collaboration with the Kilifi County Department of Health services and the International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH). Kenya. These positions will be based primarily at field sites in Kilifi County (Mariakani and Rabai health facilities and Kaloleni and Rabai sub-counties) with affiliation to the AKU, Mombasa Research Office.


The social scientist will contribute to the design, implementation and leadership of qualitative research studies embedded within the PRECISE study. These will include contributions to PRECISE research themes of quality of care, respectful care and health systems approaches.

To Apply

Please send your curriculum vitae; copies of academic qualifications; and copies of professional certificates to the Manager, Recruitment, Aga Khan University Hospital not later than 1st July, 2018