He is a Lecturer in the department of Biological Sciences, Njala University. His primary objective is to ensure and maintain high quality service delivery in the classroom and human health sector through the proper diagnosis of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers and producing reliable laboratory results. He is a fast-learner and eager to work as part of a team. Apart from his teaching, He is interested in Biomedical Sciences and his previous work experiences have all been around Medical Laboratory and He is currently working in a project with Head of Department in Capacity Enhancement for Ecological Surveillance and Molecular Diagnosis of Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses as a Laboratory Manager and He is willing to work with anyone, he is interested in a more challenging field in Medical Laboratory like Infectious Diseases and Microbiology. He has excellent ability to supervise, teach, manage and motivate other team members. He is part of the team trained for National Rapid Response during the outbreak of Ebola in Sierra Leone, at College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of Sierra Leone. His key interest is in Biomedical Sciences, Virology and infectious Diseases, Microbiology and Diseases Surveillance where he intends to pursue his PhD in nearest future in one of these fields.
October 1st 2019 – Present Date, Lecturer II, Department of Biological Sciences, Njala University, Sierra Leone.
July 2019 – Present Date, Laboratory Manager, Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, Department of Biological Science, Njala University
June 2017 – June 2019, Laboratory Technician, Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, Department of Biological Science, Njala University
March 1st 2016 – September 30th 2019, Research and Teaching Assistant (RTA), Department of Biological Sciences, Njala University, Sierra Leone
2015 (May – June), Laboratory Technician, National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) Lakka, Sierra Leone. (Trainee Rapid Response Team MoHS)
2013 (August– October), Laboratory Technician PCMH/ODCH Freetown, Sierra Leone (Internship)
2015 December, Field Supervisor population and Housing Census, Statistic Sierra Leone (SSL)
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