Position: Clinical Research Physician
The Henry Jackson Foundation Medical Research International is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Henry Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc which is a non-profit corporation authorized by the Congress of the United States of America. The U.S Department of Defense Walter Reed Program Nigeria (DOD WRP-N) supports a military to military partnership with the Nigerian Ministry of Defence liaison office, the Health Implementation Plan (NMOD HIP). HJFMRI through partnership with the Walter Reed Program Nigeria is actively involved in the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), and HIV Research activities. It is through this partnership, HJFMRI Ltd/Gte seeks to recruit a Clinical Research Physician with expertise in infectious diseases to support the DOD WRP-N research mission.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Minimum Education/Training Requirements:
A Bachelor’s degree in Medicine & Surgery is required. A Fellowship in West African College of Physicians or National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria in Internal Medicine or Paediatrics is required. Postgraduate training in infectious diseases and/or HIV medicine is required. Training in Good Clinical Practice and Ethics is required. Master’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, or Clinical Research will be added advantage.
Prior Work Experience:
The incumbent must eight or more years of experience as a Medical Practitioner, including at least two years working in medical research. Experience in protocol development, clinical trials and publication of research results is required.
Level IV English (fluency in both written and oral) is required
Must be registered with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.
Supervision by the Deputy Director for Research. Substantial interaction with the Country Director is anticipated.
Knowledge of Clinical Medicine and the procedures and techniques necessary for performing research tasks. Knowledge of clinical research programs under “Good Clinical Practices”. Knowledge of Research regulatory procedures.
Incumbent will exercise full supervisory responsibility of study staff: Medical Officer, Pharmacist, and Nurses. Responsibilities include monitoring and evaluating work performance, applying discipline, selection of new employees, and granting personnel leave.
Skills and Abilities:
Strong Leadership, analytical, communication, and writing skills is required. Ability to communicate effectively to include effective presentations. Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. Willingness to travel up to 30% of work time is required for this position.
Interested applicants should send their cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date is 4th November 2016. Annual gross salary range is NGN15,000,000 – 18,000,000. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email and phone call. For more information please visit www.wrp-n.org.