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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Graduate Jobs (AUGUST/SEPT), NIMR-Nigerian Institute of Medical Research Yaba- Lagos

Graduate Jobs (AUGUST/SEPT), NIMR-Nigerian Institute of Medical Research Yaba- Lagos

Brief History

The National Institute for Medical Research was formally established by the Federal Military Government through the Research Institute (Establishment etc) order 1977, pursuant to the National Science and Technology Development Agency Decree (No 5) of 1977.

Its immediate predecessor was the Medical Research Council of Nigeria (A name by which many still erroneously refer to the Institute) which was created by Decree No. 1 of 1972, prior to this, Medical Research had been carried out since 1920 with the arrival of the colonial medical research team named "the Rockefeller Foundation, Yellow Fever Commission to the West Coast of Africa".
The West African Yellow Fever Commission arrived in 1925 and built a Research Unit in Yaba. Subsequent to these, the West African Council for Medical Research was established in 1954.

Although NIMR inherited the assets of the Medical Research Council of Nigeria, its powers and functions were more restricted in line with creation then of the National Science and Technology Development Agency, which was transformed into the Ministry of Science, and Technology in 1979. It remained the only Institute concerned with research into human Medicine until the establishment of the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development in Abuja.

The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research Yaba- Lagos, a parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Health hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Position: Procurement Officer II

CONHESS 07/ STEP 2 (=N= 949, 119.00 x =N= 32, 593.00) per annum.

Requirements

The candidate must possess at least a Bachelor Degree or its equivalent qualification in any of the following disciplines: Accounting, Marketing,Procurement or Purchasing and Supplies or other related disciplines: Proficiency in ICT will be an added advantage. Procurement Officer would run a career from CONHESS 07 – 15 within the career progression applicable in Public Service

Position: Procurement Officer I

CONHESS 08/ STEP 1 (=N=1, 102, 850.00 x =N= 38, 339.0) per annum

Requirements

The Candidate must possess a Master Degree in any of the following disciplines: Accounting, Marketing, Procurement or Purchasing and Supplies, Business Administration or other related discipline. Proficiency in ICT will be an added advantage. Procurement Officer would run a career from CONHESS 08 – 15 within the career progression application in Public Service.

Position: Senior Consultant Physician in Clinical Research

CONMESS 05. STEP 1 (=N=2,775,426.00 x =N= 83, 016.00) per annum

Requirements

Candidate should possess an MBBS passed the part 11 of the fellowship of the Nigerian or West Africa post-Graduate Medical College in the faculty of Physics plus at least 10 years post fellowship experience and after part 11. A respiratory/chest physician with am MPH is an added advantage.

Method of Application

Interested candidates are requested to submit 10 copies typewritten, detailed CV and copies or relevant credentials. The application should include the names and addresses of three referees who should be requested by the candidate to sent references on then 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, Edmond Crescent (Off Murtala Mohammed Way),

P.M.B, 2013, YABA- LAGOS and should reach him not later than 22nd September 2011. Candidates requested to state their telephone/GSM numbers and e-mail address

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