Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Public Health Specialist – Laboratory Advisor

The U.S. Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Public Health Specialist - Laboratory Advisor at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR).

Basic Function of Position:
Job holder serves as a senior scientific and technical advisor to agency officials, Ministry of Health, Tanzania Peoples Defense Forces (TPDF), implementing partners and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the planning and strengthening of laboratory programs and activities. Responsibilities include program development, monitoring, reporting and close collaboration with partners to ensure that all research and analysis in laboratories are carried out in accordance with program objectives and internationally recognized best practices. Partners include other agencies, Tanzanian Government (GOT), NGOs involved in HIV Management in Tanzania.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing) in English and Kiswahili is required.

Education Requirements:
Master's degree in Health Laboratory Sciences is required.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

A minimum of five years of experience in public health laboratory procedures and systems with additional two years of managerial experience is required.

How to Apply:
To apply for this position, applicants MUST apply electronically via ERA. For more information visit this link

Required Documents:
Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  1. Current Resume
  2. Proof of Citizenship
  3. Master's degree
  4. Other certificates (if any)