Jobs Vacancies at The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research Yaba-Lagos Nigeria 2013 (11 Positions)

The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research Yaba-Lagos, a Parastatals of the Federal Ministry of Health hereby invites Application from suitably qualified candidates for the following Senior Research and Administrative Positions:
1) DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH (Clinical Sciences)
CONMESS 07 STEP I (N4, 233,344.00 x N113, 207.00) per annum.
Qualification and Experience
  • The candidate must possess an MBBS degree and Fellowship of the National or West African Post-Graduate Medical Colleges or its equivalent in any of the clinical disciplines with least 15 years post fellowship experience. An MPH degree is an added advantage.
  • The candidate must have had a minimum of four years work experience as a Deputy-Director or a similar position (Research) on the job grade with a Research/Academic Establishment.
  • There should be evidence of continued productivity and distinguished contribution to knowledge through research with at least Thirty (30) publications in peer reviewed journals.
  • Evidence of administrative experience, competencies in computer application and ability/evidence of winning research grants will also be an added advantage.
2) DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH (Medical Microbiology)
CON MESS 07 STEP I/CONHESS 15 STEP I (N4, 233,344.00 x N113, 207.00) per annum.
Qualification and Experience
  • The candidate must possess a Ph.D in Medical Microbiology or an MBBS degree plus a registrable Post-Graduate Fellowship of the National or West African Post-Graduate Medical Colleges or its equivalent in Parasitology.
  • The candidate must have put in not less than four years as a Deputy-Director Research or its equivalent with Research/Academic Establishment. An MPH degree is an added advantage.
  • There should be evidence of continued productivity and distinguished contribution to knowledge through research with at least thirty (30) publications in peer reviewed journals.
  • Evidence of Administrative experience, competencies in computer application and ability/evidence of winning research grants ability will also be an added advantage
3) DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION 
CONHESS 15 STEP I (N4, 233,344.00 x N113, 207 .00) per annum
Qualification and Experience
  • The candidate must possess a B.A/B.Sc degree in the Social Sciences or Humanities and Masters of Public Administration or its equivalent from a recognized Institution. Membership of the Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria or the Nigerian Institute of Management is required.
  • The candidate must have put in at least 22 years Post-Qualification cognate work experience, four (4) of which must have been as Deputy-Director of Administration in a Research Institute/Academic Establishment or its equivalent.
4) DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH (Biochemistry/Clinical Chemistry)
CONHESS 15 STEP II CON MESS 07/1 (N4, 233,344.00 x N113, 207 .00) per annum.
Qualification and Experience
  • The candidate must possess a Ph.D either in Biochemistry or an MBBS degree plus registrable Post-Graduate Fellowship of the National West African Medical College or its equivalent.
  • The candidates must also possess four (4) years work experience as a Deputy Director (Research) or its equivalent in a Research/Academic Establishment.
  • There should be evidence of continued productivity and distinguished contribution to knowledge through research with at least thirty (30) publications in peer reviewed journals. An MPH degree is an added advantage.
  • Evidence of Administrative experience, competencies in computer application and ability /evidence of winning research grants will also be an added advantage.
5) DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH (Molecular Biology and Biotechnology) 
CON MESS 07/1/ CON HESS 15 STEP I (N4, 233,344.00 x N113, 207.00) per annum.
Qualification and Experience
  • The candidate must possess a Ph.D in Medical Microbiology/Cell Genetics/Biotechnology or Biochemistry or an MBBS degree plus registrable Post-Graduate Fellowship of the National or West African Medical College or its equivalent and must have put at least four years as a Deputy-Director Research or on equivalent job grade in a Research/Academic Establishment. An MPH degree is an added advantage.
  • There should be evidence of continued productivity and distinguished contribution to knowledge through research with at least thirty (30) publications in peer reviewed journals, Evidence of Administration experience, competences in computer application and ability/evidence of winning research grants will also be an added advantage.
6) INSTITUTE’S LIBRARIAN
CONHESS 15 STEP I (N4, 233,344.00 xN113, 207.00) per annum
Qualification and Experience
  • Candidates for this post must be professionally qualified and practicing librarian, registerable with the Librarians’ registration council of Nigeria (LRCN); possess a good honours degree in any Medical Related Field and a Ph.D in Library Science/or its equivalent. .
  • The candidate must have contributed to scholarship by sustained productive and evidence based research and publications in reputable academic journals, not less than 10 publications are expected of the applicants for the post and must have at least significant supervisory and management experience in various sections of an academic/research library of at least 8 years; have demonstrable computer skills of using electronic database and an understanding of digital library concept.
7) DEPUTY-DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH (Clinical Sciences) 
CONMESS 06 STEP I (N3, 430,218.00 x N498, 448.00) per annum.
Qualification and Experience
  • The candidate must possess an MBBS degree plus a registrable post graduate Fellowship of the National Medical College or its equivalent.
  • The Candidate must have put in least 4 years as a Chief Research Fellow or equivalent job grade within a Research/Academic Establishment. An MPH degree is an added advantage.
  • There should also be evidence of continued productivity and distinguished contribution to knowledge through research with at least twenty (20) publications in peer reviewed journals. Evidence of Administration experience, competences in computer application and ability /evidence of winning research grants will also be an added advantage.
8) DEPUTY- DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH (Public Health) 
CONMESS 06 STEP IICONHESS 14 STEP 1 (N3, 430,218.00 x N98, 448.00) per annum
Qualification and Experience
  • The candidate must possess a Ph.D in Public Health or an MBBS degree plus a registrable post graduate fellowship of the National or West African postgraduate Medical College or its equivalent.
  • The candidate must have had a minimum of four years work experiences as a Chief Research Fellow (Public Health) or on equivalent job grade with a Research/Academic Establishment. An MPH with specialization in Epidemiology and Biostatistics or Reproductive Health is an added advantage.
  •  There should be evidence of continued productivity and distinguished contribution to knowledge through research and peer recognition with at least twenty (20) publications in peer reviewed journals.
  •  Evidence of Administrative experience and ability /evidence of winning research grants will also be an added advantage
9) DEPUTY-DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH (Human Virology) 
CONHESS 14 STEP 1/ CONMESS 06/1 (N3, 430,218.00 x N98, 448.00) per annum
Qualification and Experience
  • The candidate must possess a Ph.D in Microbiology/its equivalent or an MBBS degree plus a registrable post graduate Fellowship of the National postgraduate Medical College or its equivalent.
  • The candidate must have put in at least 4 years as a Chief Research Fellow or on equivalent job grade with a Research/Academic Establishment.
  • There should be evidence of continued productivity and distinguished contribution to knowledge through research and peer recognition with at least twenty (20) publications on peer reviewed journals.
  • Evidence of Administrative experience, competences in computer application and ability /evidence of winning research grants will also be an added advantage.
10) DEPUTY-DIRECTOR, WORKS AND MAINTENANCE
CONHESS 14 STEPT 1 (N43, 430,218.00 x N98, 448.00) per annum.
Qualification and Experience
  • Candidates must possess a B.Sc and M.Sc degrees or its equivalent qualification in Civil / Engineering from a recognized institution and must be registered with COREN.
  • He should also have served a minimum of 4 years as a Chief Engineer or equivalent job grade to qualify for consideration.
11) DEPUTY-DIRECTOR, FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS 
CONHESS 14 STEPT 1 (N3, 430,218.00 x N98, 448.00) per annum.
Qualification and Experience
  • Candidates must possess a B.Sc degree in Accountancy or its equivalent from a recognized institution with a minimum of 18 years cognate work experience in a Public Service organization OR possess an MBA/M.Sc Finance with a minimum of 15 years work experience 4 of which would have been as an Assistant Director (Finance and Accounts) in a Public service organization. Possession of ACA, ACCA, ICMA, CIPFA and ANAN will be an added advantage.
Method of Application
Interested candidates are requested to submit 10 copies typewritten, detailed VC and copies of relevant credentials. The applicants must include the names and addresses of three referees who shall be requested by the candidates to send reference report under separate confidential cover to the Director-General.
Closing Date
Applications with supporting documents should be addressed to:
The Director-General,
 Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, 
6, Edmund Crescent (Off Murtala Mohammed Way).
P.M.B. 2013, 
Yaba-Lagos.
And should reach him not later than six weeks from the date of this publication.
Candidates are kindly requested to state their telephone/GSM numbers and e-mail addresses.
Please note
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for subsequent interaction.
Signed Director-General.
Deadline : 23/04/2013
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