• Family Physician at IITA

  • Posted on: 22 November, 2011 Deadline: 6 December, 2011
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  • IITA, is an international non-profit research-for-development (R4D) organization created in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and supported primarily by the Consultative Group of International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). Our R4D is anchored on the development needs of sub-Saharan Africa. We develop agricultural solutions with our partners to tackle hunger and poverty by reducing producer and consumer risks, enhancing crop quality and productivity, and generating wealth from agriculture. We have more than 100 internationally recruited scientists from about 35 countries and 900 nationally recruited staff based in various stations across Africa.
    The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the following position at the Institute's Headquarters, Ibadan.

    Family Physician

    Successful candidate will              
    Be part of the medical team which delivers  comprehensive health care services for the Institute's multicultural staff and their dependants
    Be required to advise. the Management on health promotion strategies and other related health Issues;
    Investigate clinical problems with the use of a comprehensive high-tech laboratory and a multi-channel EEG machine
    Be assisting the Head of the Medical Services in coordinating activities of other members of the health team:
    Give in-house continuing medical education and health preventive measures for about 2, 000 staff members and their dependants
    Communicate with various referral health centers;                 
    Plan health promotion strategy for the. Institute;    
    Coordinate activities of the medical team'    
    Participate in the recruitment of staff into the medical unit;           
    Act as the Head of IITA Clinic and perform any other administrative functions in the absence of the Head of Medical Services.              
    MBBS or MB ChB or MD plus post graduate medical degree in Family  Medicine or the equivalent of American Board Certification in family medicine or British MRCGP
    (Membership of the Royal college o f G e n era I Practitioners of the UK).
    Minimum of eight (8) years specialization experience in General Medicine.
    Knowledge of clinical problems in multicultural community is desirable. Administrative skill added advantage.
    Candidate must be self motivated, disciplined. and have a pleasant disposition. He/She must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

    We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive fringe benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

    Method of Application
    Interested applicants should forward their applications with a detailed curriculum Vitae, the names and addresses of three professional referees (including telephone, fax and e-mail addresses, if available), evidence of current remuneration package and photocopies of credentials, to
    the Personnel Manager, 'International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, PMB 5320, Oyo Road, Ibadan, Nigeria not later than two weeks from the date of this publication,
    These job vacancy can also be found on our website: http://old.iita.org/cms/details/nrs job application.aspx
    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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