Adhoc Program Assistant at Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN)

Job Title: Adhoc Program Assistant | Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) | Location: Nigeria
Department: Laboratory
Unit: Clinical Laboratory

Summary / Overview

  • The Adhoc Program Assistant, will report to the HOD clinical laboratory services and work closely with the HIV DR sequencing unit.
  • S/he will take part in routine analytical work in the HIV DR sequencing lab.
  • S/he will be involved in the receipt of samples and reagents, keeping of sample inventory, documentation of laboratory processes, sample preparation for genomic analysis and other duties as assigned.


  • Select and label samples in preparation for testing.
  • Maintain all laboratory records.
  • Sample preparation for genomic analysis and other duties as assigned.
  • Document all activities, results and report to laboratory management.
  • Clean and sterilize equipment and work area.
  • Undertake basic administrative tasks such as filing.
  • Comply with the correct procedures, policies, and health and safety regulations.
  • Participate in the execution of targets within agreed timelines.
  • Follow methodologies and standard operating procedures in carrying out assigned tasks.
  • Stay informed with the latest industry trends, techniques, and best practices.


  • Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences (B.MLS) and related fields Biochemistry, of Microbiology (B.Sc.)
  • Computer literacy in MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Experience with Laboratory Information Systems is an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
1st May, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed Resume and a one-page Cover Letter as one MS Word document explaining their suitability for the position to the “Deputy Director, Human Resources”through this email address: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


  • Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.