2 Fresher Laboratory Technologist Non-profit Job Placements - Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Organisation: Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Laboratory Field Coordinator

About US:
The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease threats of public health importance to Uganda.

Job Summary: The Laboratory Technologist will serve as a laboratory technologist for the Kawolo District Hospital supported by MUWRP. This position will require the incumbent to be knowledgeable in most laboratory activities as well as other project activities that pertain to the laboratory and its scientific development.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Proficiently perform Specimen accessioning and PBMC, Plasma and serum processing per SOP and become proficient enough to conduct the assay without daily oversight.  Cell processing includes isolation of PBMCs and counting, in addition to freezing and storage of the samples.
  • Proficiently conduct Automated and Manual Haematology as established in the SOPs for each assay.
  • Proficiently conduct clinical chemistry, troubleshooting and maintenance of the equipment as established in the SOPs and operator’s manual.
  • Proficiently perform pregnancy and urinalysis assays as established in the SOPs.
  • The incumbent will be required to work closely with the various heads of sections in the MUWRP Laboratory in Mulago.
  • Perform QA/QC, maintain laboratory equipment, including but not limited to service and repair as established by SOPs and QA/QC guidelines.
  • Maintain lab databases and keep up with current software applications for specific departments.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in biomedical laboratory technology, Bachelors in medical laboratory Sciences or any related science laboratory field.
  • One to two years’ experience with PBMC processing as well as conducting clinical chemistry, manual and automated hematology will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to professionally communicate in writing and verbally or other means deemed appropriate.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should download the application form, download here, attach it together with application letters, CVs, Photocopies of academic qualifications and three professional referees. The position number (Check top of advert) and preferred location should clearly be stated in the application letter.

Please send applications to:

The HR and Administration Manager,
Makerere University Walter Reed Project,
Plot 42 Nakasero Road.,
P.O. Box 16524 Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 22nd January 2018


For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com Or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...