From Naijaloft Jobs at Federal Ministry of Health for Director General/Chief Executive Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba Lagos

Federal Ministry of Health vacancy annoucement for the post of director general/ Chief Executive Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba Lagos.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified nigerian candidates from within and outside nigeria for the post director-general/ chief executive of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR)

The institute is a parastatal of the federal ministry of health. Its mandate is to undertake basic, applied and operational research in the biomedical sciences with the aim of advancing the frontiers of knowledge in medicine, producing better understanding of the diseases prevalent in the country and improving their control.

Job Qualification and experience:

the position is open to clinical & bio-medical scientists of high national and international repute suitable candidates must:

– possess postgraduate academic qualification as well as postgraduate profesional qualification where appropriate
– provide evidence of distinguished and continuing contribution to medical knowledge through research and publications.
– have leadership experience in research and management at university or research institute level
the director-general is the chief executive of the institute. He is responsible for the execution of the mandate of the institute and for the smooth running of its day-to-day affairs. As a scientist, he is to provide research leadership and as managerhe is expected to provide and environment congenial for high level scientific pursuit.

Condidtions of service

the conditions of service are the same as those applicable to direct-general/chief executive in charge of federal governement parastatals.

Method of application

interested candidates should send 10 copies of their applications and up-to-date cv together with three copies of their scientific publications to:

Office of the Permanent Secretary
Federal Ministry of Health
P.M.B 083

To reach the minister not later tha six weeks from the date of this publication. The application should include the names and addresses of three refrees who should be requested by the candidates to send references on them under separate confidential cover to the address above.

The Permanent Secretary
for: Honorable Minister of Health

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