Senior Laboratory Advisor (Population HIV Impact Assessment)
Closing Date: 03.06.2016
This position reports to the Project Director and will play a critical role in the implementation of the Namibia Population HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA), which is a nationwide, household survey measuring HIV-related biomarkers among adults and children. You will lead the adaptation and operationalization of the global PHIA laboratory protocol and procedures to the Namibia context. In collaboration with the NamPHIA Project Director, the Principal Investigator, the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) Lab Advisor and the MOHSS project team, the incumbent will provide technical expertise, leadership, and mentoring to laboratory staff based in Namibia, primarily those at the Namibia Institute of Pathology- the subcontracted laboratory implementing partner. You will ensure that laboratory samples are correctly collected, processed, and transported and that results are returned in a timely manner.