CAMRIS International is seeking a Program Manager to support the NAMRU-3 team at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti. The U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 3 (NAMRU-3) is the oldest overseas military medical research facility. NAMRU-3’s mission includes the evaluation of vaccines, therapeutic agents, diagnostic assays, and vector control measures. Its primary mission is to study, monitor, and detect emerging and re-emerging infectious disease threats of military and public health significance and to develop mitigation strategies against these threats in partnership with host nations, international agencies, CENTCOM, EUCOM and AFRICOM AOR.
This position will provide scientific research support services for research and surveillance efforts focused on detecting, monitoring, and preventing infectious diseases among personnel stationed at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.
The primary responsibility of this position is to create a program management system that will provide visibility of research project performance to the Government for the various NAMRU-3 activities at Camp Lemonnier. Primary objectives of this work include coordinating research activities (e.g., enrolling patients and completing study documentation), ensuring proper collection, storage, and shipping of specimens, and overseeing laboratory testing of specimens on-site at Camp Lemonnier in accordance with established standard operating procedures (SOP).
Specific tasks include: