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[afro-nets] Advert Senior Scientific Officer - Immunologist

  • From: "Sarr Adama" <asarr@mrc.gm>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2007 15:41:33 -0000

Advert Senior Scientific Officer - Immunologist

Medical Research Council, The Gambia
Position for: Senior Scientific Officer - Immunologist (Malaria Programme)

MRC Laboratories, The Gambia is the Medical Research Councils largest establishment conducting laboratory, field based and clinical research in a developing country. The Unit aims to improve the health of people in developing countries, by contributing to the development, testing and safe adoption of interventions aimed at reducing the burden of morbidity and mortality from infectious diseases.

We are interested in receiving applications from candidates with a first degree in Biomedical Sciences, a PhD with at least 4 years research experience (including PhD and MSc) in cellular and or molecular immunology. You must be able to demonstrate your ability to conduct demanding laboratory work in a productive and disciplined manner combined with the ability to supervise staff to ensure that high standards are maintained at all times. In addition, you will have good communication skills, which must include scientific discussion and writing, the ability to work co-operatively in a diverse team and experience with computer based analyses and presentation of experimental data.

The salary is within MRC's Occupational Group E1 at a minimum total salary package of 475,704 Dalasis per annum. For displaced staff the package will include displacement allowance, rent free furnished accommodation, flights and other benefits.

The appointment will be for 3 years extendable by mutual agreement.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 20th April 2007.

The MRC is an Equal Opportunities Employer and operates a strict no smoking policy

If you are interested and feel you have the qualities, skills and experience we are looking for please contact the Human Resources Office for a copy of the Job Description and standard MRC application form. Completed application forms together with photocopies of qualifications should be sent to:

Personnel Office,
Vacancy for: Senior Scientific Officer - Immunologist (Malaria Programme)
MRC Laboratories Fajara,
P.O. Box 273,
Banjul. The Gambia
Telephone: +220 4495442/6 & +220 4494072/9
Email: mailto:hr@mrc.gm
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Sarr Adama