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Laboratory Technologist

Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 10, 2022.

Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) Uganda vacancies in Uganda at Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (

# Job Description

The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration IDRC seeks to hire a suitable
candidate for the position of Laboratory technologist for the Implementing
Malaria Molecular Surveillance IMMRSE study. The successful candidate will
be based at Genomics lab at Ministry of Health, Central Public Health
Laboratories CPHL, Butabika.

Job description
• Receive and track Dry Blood Spots DBS and other study samples received at
the study
• lab using an Excel sheet or any other sample tracking system
• Check sample quality, store samples and prepare them for future processing
• Prepare and organize shipment of samples both locally and internationally
• Perform analyses on study samples as per study SOP and timely recording of
results
• Support supervision of field laboratory staff when necessary
• Prepare timely purchase requests for study reagents and equipment
• Regular inventory of laboratory supplies and equipment
• Ensure laboratory activities are executed as per schedule/ timelines
• Ensure lab equipment is serviced on time, well maintained, and daily record
of fridge temperatures
• Perform laboratory quality assurance for all laboratory procedure
• Communicate with field sites to ensure smooth flow of study activities and
delivery of samples
• Organize conference calls with local and international study teams.

Key Result Areas
• Study samples received and tracked in timely manner
• Well maintained inventory of study samples
• Study equipment and reagents well maintained
• Timely processing of samples and release of results

Qualifications and other desirables for the job:
Mandatory
• Degree in medical laboratory technology.
• Masters in immunology, microbiology, lab technology or related field is an
added advantage
• Updated IATA and GCP certificates
• Proficient user of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Power point
• Experience working in a research laboratory, handling sensitive samples and
equipment is required
• Willingness to work long hours and pay attention to detail.
• Knowledge of genomics analysis techniques will be an added advantage.

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URL:: Link to Apply

[ **Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here**
]http://idrc-uganda.org/careers.html

**Closing Date** : 14th Jan. 2022

Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) Uganda vacancies in Uganda at Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (

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