Jobs in Uganda - 4 Lab Technician Jobs at Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

4 Lab Technician posts

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 04

Deadline: 25 January 2021

Hiring Organization  Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

JOB DETAILS:
Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a not-for-profit organization carrying out research in Malaria, HIV/AIDS and TB
Job Opening: 4 Lab Technicians
The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) with support from Malaria Action Plan for Districts (MAPD) seeks to hire suitable candidates for the position of LABORATORY TECHNICIAN to conduct antimalarial therapeutic efficacy studies. The successful candidate will be based at any one of the following sites namely Arua, Busia, and Kanungu district.

Duties and Responsibilities
1.Carry out laboratory screening of patients
2.Preparation, Staining, reading and storage of blood smears
3.Collection and storage of filter paper samples for performance of molecular studies on malaria
4.Recording results of laboratory evaluations
5.Keeping record of all laboratory activities
6.Perform laboratory quality assurance for all laboratory procedures;
7.Perform other tests as requested by the Medical Officer

Key Result Areas
1)Participants correctly screened, evaluated, enrolled and followed up
2)All laboratory procedures correctly performed and quality assured
3)Accurate and timely entry, tracking and recording of information on all source documents
4)Accurate and timely resolution of data queries

Qualifications and other desirables for the job:
1.Diploma or Degree in Biomedical Laboratory Technology or Laboratory Sciences from a recognized Institution
2.At least 3 years work experience in a similar setting and or performing a similar activity
3.Good communication, interpersonal skills and networking skills
4.Integrity and ability to develop a productive working relationship with District Health Teams
5.Ability to operate in a fast and diverse environment
6.Knowledge of local languages spoken in the study areas is a MUST (Arua, Busia, and Kanungu districts)


Job Education Requirements: Degree/Diploma


Job Experience Requirements: 3 years

Application procedure

Submit your applications using this link on the IDRC website: http://idrc-uganda.org/careers.html

ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT COMMENTS:

1. All applications must be submitted through the IDRC website on or before 5:00pm, Monday 25th January 2021.

2. Please indicate area of preference in your application letter

3.Submission of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening.

4.Applications cannot be amended following submission.

5.ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FURTHUR

IDRC is an equal opportunities employer and all suitable/ qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

IDRC does not use recruitment firms and does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Date Posted: 2021-01-21

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