National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development

Posted on :

27 Aug, 2009

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Research Jobs in Nigeria

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the above position in the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD).


The Director-General/CEO is the Chief Executive of the Institute and is responsible for executing the broad management policies and scientific programmes of the Institute.

Qualities and Qualification

The candidate for the post is expected to possess the following academic qualifications and personal qualities:

* Must hold a Ph.D or equivalent degree in one of the recognized specialties of the pharmaceutical sciences, have held senior scientific and management positions, and made distinguished contribution to the pharmaceutical sciences through research and publications.
* Must be a person with initiative and vision for sustaining the accelerated pace of development of the institute.

Terms of Appointment & Conditions of Services

The appointment is for a term of four years in the first instance. The salary is consolidated and the appointee shall enjoy other benefits of office as may be approved from time to time by the Federal Government.

Method of Application

Applicants are to attach to their applications twelve (12) copies of their Curriculum Vitae, three (3) copies of their publications and the names of three (3) Referees and send to:

The Director-General
Garki, Abuja.

To reach him on or before 15th September, 2009. Referees should be requested to send their reports directly to the same address under confidential cover.

Applications are to be submitted in sealed envelope and marked “Post of Director-General/Chief Executive Officer” on the left hand corner of the envelope.

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