DIRECTOR: NATIONAL PATHOLOGY RESEARCH AND DIAGNOSTIC CENTRE (MSUNPRDC) (1Post) || Midlands State University – MSU

  • Gweru

Midlands State University - MSU

DUE: 07 FEB 2023

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following post:
MSU NATIONAL PATHOLOGY RESEARCH AND DIAGNOSTIC CENTRE (MSUNPRDC)
Post : DIRECTOR (1Post)

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
An earned Doctor of Philosophy degree (or equivalent) in any of the Pathology disciplines such as Chemical Pathology, Haematology, Histopathology, Immunology and Medical Microbiology
An undergraduate Bachelors degree Medicine/ Medical Laboratory Sciences/ Biochemistry/ Biological Sciences or equivalent
Must be registered as a Pathologist with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council of Zimbabwe (MDPCZ) or the Medical Laboratory and Clinical Scientist Council of Zimbabwe (MLCSCZ).
A qualification in Development and Implementation of Quality Management Systems(ISO 15189/ISO 17025) is an added advantage.
At least 6 years work experience in a Diagnostics and Research Centre, with at least 3 years experience at supervisory level.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
Strong leadership skills
Good communication skills
Strong customer service skills
Energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards
A strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus.
An intelligent, articulate team player who can relate to people at all levels of the organization

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage the Diagnostics (Laboratory and Radiology), Research and Innovation operations at the Centre.
Marketing the Pathology Centre services to clinicians, medical centres and other stakeholders.
Facilitate the implementation of a quality management system for the attainment of accreditation.
Develop procedures to ensure safety, security, quality, and accuracy of services offered.
Tend to administrative and management matters.
Budget for the Diagnostics and Research Centre.
Customer complaints resolution.
Innovation including facilitating research studies for vaccine development, drug discovery and diagnostic test development.
Guide all local ethical procedures in compliance with the Medical Research Council of Zimbabwe (MRCZ) and the Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ).
Overall management of a portfolio of projects.
Establish international collaborations and partnerships resulting in the signing of MOUs and MOAs

TO APPLY
Applicants must submit certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national identification and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full names, date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and addresses of three referees addressed to the Deputy Registrar – Human Resource
The application pack should be sent as a single merged pdf file to email address: academicrecruitment@staff.msu.ac.zw
The subject line should be labelled with the post being applied for.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday, 07 February 2023. Note that only short- listed candidates will be communicated to.