Laboratory Scientist and Laboratory Technician

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
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UNILUS

UNILUS

UNIVERSITY of LUSAKA

Passion For Quality Education: Our Driving Force

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

School of Medicine and Health Sciences

The University of Lusaka is a modern university that aims to provide quality education to the general public through a diverse range of unique Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs with rich and relevant curricula designed to meet the ever changing needs of business, government and society.

The university is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the positions of Laboratory Scientist and Laboratory Technician in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Laboratory Scientist (1)

Description

The main responsibility of the incumbent will be to participate in the training of medical and public health students as well as managing the Medical and Public Health Laboratories.

Responsibilities:

  • To manage all the medical science laboratories of the School.
  • To ensure that lab based student training is conducted in a safe, secure and suitable environment.
  • To report regularly to the Head of Basic Sciences on the Medical science laboratories activities including research and training.
  • To report regularly to the Head of Public Health on the Public Health laboratories activities induding research and training.

Qualifications

Interested candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • Masters in Laboratory Science, Public Health or equivalent.
  • BSc in Biomedical Sciences, Public Health, Laboratory Sciences or equivalent.
  • Certification in Laboratory Safety Registration with the Health Professions Council of Zambia as a Laboratory Technician
  • Five (5) years’ experience working in a Medical or Public Health Laboratory
  • Training in first aids, Health and Safety.

Laboratory Technician (1)

The main responsibility of the incumbent will be to participate in the training of medical students by way of conducting Laboratory sessions as well as assist in the management of the laboratories.

Responsibilities:

  • To participate in the training of Medical students.
  • To assist in the management of the medical science laboratories ,
  • To ensure that lab based student training is conducted in a safe, secure and suitable environment.
  • To report regularly to the Head of Basic Sciences on the Medical science laboratories activities including research and training.

Qualifications

  • BSc in Biomedical Sciences or Laboratory Sciences
  • Certification in Laboratory Safety
  • Registration with the Health Professionals Council of Zambia as a Laboratory Technician
  • 1-2 years’ experience working in a Medical Laboratory Training in first aids, Health and Safety

Salary Package:

An attractive and competitive package will be offered commensurate with one’s qualification and experience.

The university will only consider candidates that will show that they have a strong industrial background, which will help them impart theoretical and practical skills to their students.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES

Interested candidates should send their application letters accompanied by copies of their educational & professional certificates, and Curriculum Vitae with at least three traceable referees to the undersigned, on or before 9th October 2020.

The Registrar Administration

University of Lusaka

Plot 37413

Off Alick Nkhata Road, Mass Media

P O Box 367111 Lusaka Zambia

Email: [email protected]

“Passion for Quali Education Our Drivin Force”