Fresher Laboratory Technician Career Jobs – Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

 

Job Title:    Laboratory Technician

Organization:  Makerere
University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Duty Station:   Mukono,
Uganda

Reports to: Technical Advisor- PEPFAR Laboratory Services

 

About US:

Makerere University
Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit biomedical research Organization,
whose mission is to mitigate disease threats through quality research, health
care and disease surveillance. MUWRP was established in 2002 by a Memorandum of
Agreement between The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of
Military Medicine, lnc. (HJF) and Makerere University (Mak) to undertake medical
research to test HIV vaccines. Over the years, MUWRP’s portfolio has
progressively expanded to include vaccine research for Ebola and Marburg
viruses, surveillance of influenza and influenza- like viruses and other
emerging infections in humans and animals; also epidemiological, basic and
implementation research in HIV treatment, care and prevention programs in the
Districts of Kayunga, Mukono, Buvuma and Buikwe.

 

Job Summary: The
Laboratory Technician will efficiently handle the existing and upcoming workload
and support the lab to run efficiently as a Lab Hub, while implementing
laboratory quality management systems.    

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Actively
participate in routine testing of laboratory samples

·       
Support
and participate in the implementation of Mukono Lab hub operations

·       
Support
and actively participate in the implementation of laboratory quality management
systems and the quality improvement activities towards accreditation

·       
Participate
operations and process samples from Basic program evaluations as they may be
formulated.  

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
prospective employee should hold a Diploma in laboratory technology from a
recognized institution.

·       
Two
years of experience in clinical or research lab, implementing quality
management systems.

·       
Computer
literacy is a prerequisite.

·       
Highly
organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated.

·       
Must be
registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council (AHPC) with a current
practicing license.  

·       
Ability
to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

·       
Ability
to work on own initiative.

·       
Ability
to professionally communicate in writing, verbally or other means deemed
appropriate.

·       
Excellent
interpersonal/communication skills.

·       
Use of
computers including word processing and Internet.

·       
Fluency
in verbal and written English and Luganda.

·       
Ability
to professionally communicate in writing and verbally or other means deemed
appropriate.

·       
The
ability to frequently travel between MUWRP sites in Uganda.

 

How to Apply:

All qualified and
interested candidates should apply online at the link below and Choosing the
desired position.

 

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