Laboratory Lead at ICAP

Laboratory Lead  

Job no: 492882
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Tanzania – Dar es Salam
Categories: Technical/Clinical/Quality Improvement/Training

ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as a Laboratory Lead in Tanzania. The incumbent will oversee all aspects of the laboratory systems strengthening component of the GHS-related project.

ICAP seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill the Laboratory Lead position by April 20th, 2020.The successful candidate will hold an advanced degree in laboratory medicine, biological sciences, or relevant field, and have seven (7) years of progressive experience in large clinical and public health laboratory settings in the following areas: microbiology, laboratory quality control, and quality assurance systems, implementation, and management. At least 5 years of which were spent in a senior or project leadership role.


The incumbent will have a demonstrated track record working in international health or development organizations or on projects related to any of all of the following: global health security, global health programs through health systems strengthening, integrated health service delivery, capacity building, strategic health information system strengthening, surveillance, emergency response, in resource-limited context. S/he will also have prior experience with relevant technical laboratory procedures related to HIV/AIDS, TB, and other communicable diseases. Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential. The incumbent will also be willing to travel regionally/locally or overseas up to approximately 40% of the time.

Please find the full job description here. Download File Laboratory Lead.pdf

The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status

Advertised: 26 Mar 2020 E. Africa Standard Time
Applications close: 13 Apr 2020 E. Africa Standard Time

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