Senior Biomedical Scientist

Website South African National Blood Service - SANBS

Job Description:

Provide leadership in the Molecular Research and Development (R&D) field across all SLS departments (IMH, TI, G) to enable it to be recognised as a Centre of Excellence.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor budget and expenses for direct reports and specified projects and ensure targets are met.
  • Participate in the design, development and implementation of systems that will ensure the building a centre of excellence in the SLS Molecular Hub across the scope of TI, G and IMH.
  • Develop and execute, in consultation with LC: Pathology and the other managers an approved departmental business plan and supporting budget and ensure deadlines are met.
  • Collaborate with relevant intra-departmental stakeholders, to develop long term strategic plans for the division, aligned with the SANBS vision and mission.

Job Requirements:

  • HPCSA registered Medical Biological/Laboratory Scientist.
  • PhD in a relevant field is preferable, or a relevant Masters qualification with a research development plan to attain a PhD
  • 5 years’ experience in a relevant scientific field with a strong molecular/genetics/genomics background.
  • Developing scientific abstracts, manuscripts and publishing those
  • Strong research certification and publication experience

Job Details:

Company: South African National Blood Service - SANBS

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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