Postdoctoral fellowships: Post Doc Clinical Epidemiologist (1) and Post Doc Immunologist (1)

Job Details


Posts : Postdoctoral fellowships: Post Doc Clinical Epidemiologist (1) and Post Doc Immunologist (1)
Employer : Centre de Recherches Médicales de Lambaréné (CERMEL)
Town : Lambaréné, GABON
Contract : Fixed Term – Minimum 2 years
Starting date : 1st September 2018
Salary : Salary and benefits to be discussed at the interview (based on work experience and qualification).

Job Summary

CERMEL is looking to recruit two postdoctoral fellows where one is expected to have the required experience in clinical epidemiology and for the second fellow, previous experience in immunology.
Please find below in details the responsibilities, profile and qualifications required for both posts.

Main responsibilities of the post


  • The candidate will be able to analyzing and supervising biological samples according to GCP and GCLP standards
  • The postdoctoral fellow will be coordinating technical, administrative and strategic activities required for the management of the projects.
  • Ability to ensure proper functioning of research activities.
  • Ability to write protocols.
  • Ability for research fundraise.
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate research activities.
  • Ability to report financially and technically to sponsor and funding agency.

Essential requirements


  • Solid knowledge of the planning, management and support / supervision of projects.
  • Excellent/good knowedge of techniques used in biostatics.
  • Strong ability to work in a team, with a strong collaborative capacity, emotional intelligence and communication.
  • Strong work capacity with high degree of professionalism.

The successful candidate must have at least 2 years of experience in the biomedical research field, particularly in clinical trials with comprehensive knowledge of the epidemiology of endemic diseases in Gabon including programmatic interventions.
He/she will have strong interpersonal skills, diplomatic and tactful to communicate and liaise with different parties involved in the project. Additionally, he/she will have excellent communication and writing skills including reports writing and oral presentations.

Educational requirements


PhD option in :

  • Epidemiology
  • Biology
  • Biostatistics
  • Public Health

Languages requirements


  • Excellent command of English (both oral, read and written).
  • French (optional).

All applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, copies of diplomas and other relevant documents including a cover letter no later than 31th July 2018.
Please send an e-mail to: espace-emploi[at]cermel.org.