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  • Posted: Nov 6, 2019
    Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
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    The Population Council conducts research to address critical health and development issues. Our work allows couples to plan their families and chart their futures. We help people avoid HIV infection and access life-saving HIV services. And we empower girls to protect themselves and have a say in their own lives. We conduct research and programs in more th...
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    Laboratory Scientist


    • The Laboratory Scientist will coordinate the laboratory team to effectively support all programs and research activities in Rivers state.


    • Coordinate the laboratory technical support to strengthen biomedical interventions in all programs and research activities.
    • Provide Laboratory quality management system and support services to all projects.
    • Monitor the quality and integrity of laboratory services and data at all levels.
    • Contribute to timely submission of program / research reports.
    • Monitor the biosafety status of the laboratory site.
    • Provide routine laboratory services according to good medical laboratory practice.
    • Manage laboratory inventory and reagent logistics.
    • Develop and maintain a reliable laboratory management information system.
    • To perform other duties as may be assigned by the Medical Officer and Program Director as may be deemed necessary.


    • Level of Education - Minimum of Master’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science
    • Current registration with the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria
    • Effective Laboratory Quality Management System skills
    • Experience in public health and infectious diseases
    • Effective Laboratory data management and research literacy skills
    • General Communication, supervisory and interpersonal skill level – Excellent
    • Language requirements – English – excellent
    • Level of IT expertise required – good
    • Ability to travel within and outside Nigeria
    • Desired number of years of prior experience in a similar role – 3 to 5 years
    • Effective organizational, planning and administrative skills
    • Ability to work well individually and in a team

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter in PDF format (stating your current salary and salary expectations) to: clearly state the position title for which you are applying and your full names – starting with the surname first, then other names in the subject area of the email. Example:  Pharmacist (Rivers) – BEN, Joshua Ekong


    • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
    • The Population Council is an equal opportunity employer. Nigerian national preferred
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