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    Senior Research Fellow at - Nairobi, Kenya - KCA University (KCAU)

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    KCA University (KCAU) is a private, non-profit institution, founded in July 1989 as Kenya College of Accountancy (KCA) by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) to improve the quality of accountancy and financial management training in the country.

    KCAU is located on Thika Road in Ruaraka, Nairobi, Kenya.


    JOB OBJECTIVE
    The job holder will coordinate establishment of Institutes and Centres at the University; assist in the development of the University's research agenda, and plan; coordinate and implement research programmes in accordance with university procedures and funder requirements; and support the Ethics Review Processes at the University

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Develop and process establishment of Institutes and Centers in collaboration with Schools and faculty at KCA University.
    Lead bids for research and/or consultancy projects.
    Lead relevant meetings associated with the research projects or related activities.
    Lead and promote activities designed to develop collaborative research with colleagues.

    Offer technical support to colleagues who are engaged in research projects or other activities of the Research, Innovation and Outreach division.

    Actively develop appropriate external contacts and networks that may lead to future collaboration and funding opportunities.
    Independently undertake advanced research and manage associated staff and/or students working on the said research.

    Lead the production of high-quality research reports and/or publications as required by the funding body or for dissemination to the wider scholarly community.

    Take responsibility for resolving problems affecting the delivery of research projects
    Plan and implement future research projects that may emerge from a current project.
    Design and facilitate programs to build and enhance research skills of relevant actors within the KCA University ecosystem.

    Design and facilitate programs to build and enhance research skills of relevant actors within the KCA University ecosystem i.e., establishment of Institutional Scientific & Ethical Research Committee (ISERC) in compliance with NACOSTI.

    Undertake any other duties that are relevant to the advancement of research at the University


    REQUIREMENTS

    QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
    Be a holder of a doctorate degree.
    Have at least 5 years of work experience in a research-intensive environment.
    Have prior experience in bidding for and implementing at least 3 competitive research grants.
    Have at least 5 publications in referred journals.
    Have supervised/or is competent to supervise a PhD student.
    Have undertaken research ethics training.


    OTHER SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
    Excellence interpersonal and communication skills.
    Good analytical and critical thinking skills.
    Ability to work within tight deadlines.
    Ability to work flexible hours.
    Proven passion for research, innovation, and outreach.
    Ability to work with diverse teams


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