Laboratory Technologist Job Placement – Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Job Title:       Laboratory Technologist
Organisation: Joint Clinical
Research Centre (JCRC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Immunology
Laboratory Supervisor
About US:
Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) is a National Ugandan
Organization that was established in 1991 as a Medical Institution and HIV/AIDS
Centre of Excellence specializing in Medical Research, Health Care and
Training.
Job Summary: The Laboratory
Technologist will mainly be involved in research areas of tuberculosis with or
without related infections. The incumbent will be expected to get familiar with
and participate in all laboratory activities, quality management and
improvement plans, GCLP, GCP, PHS, CAP, and any related QA/QC literature
relevant to the lab, as well as other JCRC activities that pertain to the
laboratory and it’s Quality Management Plan. He/she should be willing to work
extended hours in some cases weekends as may be needed, with minimal
supervision.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Carry out Lab assays according to Standard
    Operating Procedure;
  • Read and follow SOPs, sample reception and
    processing assays, PBMC isolation, cold storage, cell culture, cell
    sorting, Flow cytometry ELISA, LUMINEX, and other technologies that may be
    introduced, sample storage, data entry
  • Actively participate in Quality
    Improvement programs and reagent preparation
  • Ensure Safe Lab practices, Supplies management
    and inventory
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    the supervisor.
     
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Lab Sciences or equivalent
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a
    reputable medical institution, computer literate
  • The incumbent should be registered with
    the Allied Health Professional’s Council (AHPC) and Vaccinated against
    Hepatitis B.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications and supporting documents including copies of academic
qualifications and Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating names and contacts of three
professional referees should either via post to: Manager Human Resource and
Development Joint Clinical Research Centre, Plot 101, Lubowa Hill, Entebbe road
P.O. Box 10005, Kampala or via email with all documents combined in one PDF
document on hr@jcrc.org.ug.
Deadline: 8th June
2017
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