NIOMR Recruitment 2024/2025 Application Registration Portal

By | June 9, 2024

The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIOMR) has officially opened the application registration portal ( for its 2024/2025 recruitment exercise. NIOMR is Nigeria’s leading public health research institute with a mandate to conduct research into diseases of public health importance in the country.

Every year, NIOMR recruits qualified candidates to fill vacant positions in various departments and units. The recruitment exercise is open to all suitably qualified Nigerian graduates and professionals.

In this blog post, we provide all the key details about NIOMR’s 2024/2025 recruitment including available positions, requirements, and how to apply via the registration portal. Read on to find out more.

Overview of NIOMR

Established in 1977, the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIOMR) is charged with conducting research into diseases like malaria, HIV/AIDS, and tuberculosis, among others. The Institute also focuses on finding better interventions and treatments through scientific research.

Over the decades, NIOMR has contributed immensely to disease control efforts in Nigeria and West Africa by providing vital data, resources, and evidence-based recommendations to policymakers. It collaborates extensively with leading health organizations globally to foster impactful research outcomes.

The Institute has various departments and units covering diverse public health areas like Epidemiology, Immunology, Health Promotion, Clinical Sciences, and Molecular Biology & Biotechnology.

Available Positions

The following positions are available for the NIOMR 2024/2025 recruitment:

1. Medical Laboratory Scientists
2. Medical Research Officers
3. Nursing Officers
4. Epidemiologists
5. Public Health Specialists
6. Health Promotion Officers
7. Molecular Biologists
8. Biomedical Engineers
9. Statisticians
10. ICT Officers
11. Accountants
12. Administrators
13. Human Resource Officers
14. Pharmacy Technicians
15. Laboratory Attendants
16. Cleaners
17. Security Officers
18. Drivers

NIOMR Recruitment Requirements 2024

The general requirements for the various positions available include:

• A Bachelor’s degree or HND from an accredited institution. Preference will be given to candidates with a Master’s degree and relevant professional qualifications where applicable.

• Proficiency in ICT skills including Microsoft Office tools

• Excellent written and verbal communication abilities

• Strong interpersonal and analytical skills

• NYSC certificate or exemption letter

In addition, each position has its specific requirements. For instance:

• Medical Lab Scientists must have a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science and possess professional certification.

• Epidemiologists require at least a Master’s degree in Epidemiology, Public Health, or a related discipline plus field experience.

• Molecular Biologists need advanced degrees in Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biotechnology or related fields.

• Statisticians should have a minimum of a BSc degree in Statistics, Mathematics, or related numerate subjects like Economics.

The detailed requirements per position are contained in the application guidelines. Candidates are to carefully review the guidelines before applying.

How to Apply For NIOMR Recruitment 2024

All applications must be submitted online through the NIOMR recruitment portal at The following steps should guide candidates:

1. Visit the NIOMR recruitment portal at

2. Select the position you wish to apply for

3. Click on the “Apply Here” button

4. Complete the application form providing accurate details

5. Upload scanned copies of your credentials including passport photograph, certificates, NYSC discharge certificate, etc. The system allows multiple uploads.

6. Preview the form to confirm all details entered are correct before final submission

7. Submit the application and print out the confirmation page.

The application guidelines contain useful tips on completing the registration process seamlessly. Ensure you read this document before proceeding with your application.

The online registration portal will close by 17:00 hours on Friday, 31st March 2025. Visit the portal early to avoid any last-minute hitches.

Any form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to outright disqualification. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via the phone numbers and emails provided.

The NIOMR recruitment exercise offers qualified candidates an excellent opportunity to pursue fulfilling public health careers in Nigeria’s foremost health research institution. Interested persons who meet the role requirements should take advantage of the open registration portal and apply. You can bookmark this page for regular updates once the selection process commences.

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