Research Laboratory Director at Henry M. Jackson Foundation

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) is a global organization dedicated to advancing military medical research. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike.Job Title: Research Laboratory DirectorJob DescriptionHJF is seeking a Research Laboratory Director – Nigeria for the HIV Research Program (MHRP) located in Abuja, Nigeria. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to MHRP.Responsibilities:Serve as a member of the WRP-N Management Team and direct/oversee daily operations of the WRP-N research laboratory.Maintain/advance Subject Matter Expert of regulatory agency requirements for research laboratories (ie. College of American Pathologists accreditation, (CAP), FDA regulatory requirements , Good Clinical Laboratory Practices (GCLP), and Quality Assurance/Quality Control monitoring (quality)).Maintain/advance state-of-art technologies/methodologies for serologic, virologic, molecular, flow cytometric, safety laboratory testing, clinical and therapeutic monitoring for diagnostic, surveillance, vaccine, and therapeutic initiatives.Identify and expand intramural and extramural collaborations for clinical translation research efforts.Attend professional scientific meetings and actively participate in exchange of report of findings.Contribute to the peer reviewed scientific literature/community through peer reviewed manuscripts, abstracts, and oral and written presentations.Develop/monitor budgets for laboratory operations.Ensure sufficient manpower for execution of research laboratory missions.Maintain/foster communications with internal and external partners, collaborators, and senior leadership.Coordinate and direct all work of the research laboratory to ensure that all laboratory testing is executed in line with national and international standards.Provide managerial oversight to laboratory related staff.Provide technical advice and analysis for improving laboratory services with particular emphasis on quality provision of services and support of research activities/initiatives.Maintains a safe work environment with appropriate training of other personnel.Completes other projects as needed.

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