5 Laboratory Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Organisation: Makerere
University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)
  Koome and Buvuma Islands, Uganda
Principal Investigator
MUWRP – 004
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. Activities include; vaccine development and
building of vaccine testing capability in Uganda, conducting of epidemiological
and basic research and provision of HIV Treatment, care and support in Kayunga,
Mukono and Buvuma Districts.
The Laboratory Assistant will support the Project in collecting and
testing for blood samples for various IE studies.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Conducting field laboratory investigations
including; hepatitis B, syphilis and HIV following the aseptic technique.
Responsible for the maintenance and safety of
study materials and equipment
Understand, adhere and promote to MUWRP-PEPFAR
compliance standards as they appear in the HR policy manual, Code of Conduct,
and Conflict of Interest Policy.
Perform any other responsibilities as assigned by
the field supervisor, study coordinator or principal investigator.
Skills and Experience: 
The applicant should be a holder of a certificate
in medical laboratory and technology.
Prior experience working in field research
Good computer skills and experience using word,
excel, internet and power point.
Additional training in good laboratory practice
would of an added advantage.
Previous experience working with HIV research
Should be hard working and a team player
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
Please send applications
The Human
Resources and Administration Manager
University Walter Reed Project
Plot 42
Nakasero Road.
P.O. Box
16524 Kampala. Uganda
18th January 2016

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