Vestergaard Job Vacancy 2018 For Chief Research Assistant – Jobs in Accra Ghana
Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for Vestergaard Job Vacancy 2018. Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.
Vestergaard Job Vacancy 2018
• In partnership with Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) Department of Parasitology, Vestergaard operates a vector control research facility with a focus on the research and development of vector control tools such as long lasting insecticidal nets
• The Chief Research Assistant will be responsible for providing oversight to all research activities to ensure that efficient day-to-day operations of the labs and mosquito insectary
Key Activities & Responsibilities
• Provide overall leadership to the research team and ensure effective operations of the mosquito insectary laboratories
• Manage the team of research assistants to plan lab testing and ensure sufficient numbers of susceptible and resistant mosquitoes are available to meet project needs
• Foster and maintain collaborations with NMIMR and other external stakeholder / institutions working in malaria and vector control
• Develop and review standards operating procedures (SOPs) with the team of research assistants
• Ensure a high standards of cleanliness is maintained in the labs and all practices comply with health and safety directives
Qualification Required & Experience
• MSc or PhD Degree in Entomology, Biology, Zoology, Public Health or related discipline, minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience or equivalent combination of experience and education
• Excellent organizational skills with a meticulous attention to detail
• Motivated, willing to learn and able to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural team
• Good communication skills to interact effectively in a team environment with technical colleagues and external collaborators
• Ability to problem solve and perform comfortably in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
• English essential, French desirable
• Willingness to work flexible hours including occasional public holidays
How To Apply For Vestergaard Job Vacancy 2018
To apply, please submit a covering letter, CV and a list of 3 references to the NMIMR Executive Secretary or by email to:
Closing Date: 27 April, 2018
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