Background: Africa Mental Health Foundation (AMHF) is a non-governmental organization whose main mandate is to conduct mental health research to inform policy and practice in mental health. Our focus is on community mental health with the aim of providing innovative, appropriate, affordable, available and accessible mental health and substance use services to all.
Number of Posts: 15
Contract Duration: 2-3 months
Project description: Psychosis risk traits among youth in Machakos County, Kenya AMHF in collaboration with Washington University at St. Louis Missouri (WASTL), will be conducting this study. The main objective of the study is to identify behavior traits associated with psychosis risk in Kenyan
youth (ages 15-25 years).
Additional Skills and Competencies:
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Possession of a current certificate of good conduct
We invite all candidates meeting the required qualifications to send an application letter and a detailed CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate RESEARCH ASSISTANT – PSYCHOSIS STUDY as the subject line. Deadline for application is 12th April 2017.
We encourage qualified candidates living within the study area i.e Machakos – Kimutwa and Mumbuni Locations to apply.
NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.