Overview

Applicants are invited from qualified Tanzanians to fill vacant positions at SUA-APOPO RODENT RESEARCH PROJECT.

POSITION: LABORATORY TECHNICIAN II (2 POSTS) MOROGORO & DSM

POSITION SUMMARY

Apopo is looking for a qualified and experienced Laboratory Technician to support TB (Tuberculosis) Laboratory unit, the Laboratory Technician will work with other members in the TB Laboratory under the supervision of TB Programme Manager to perform various Laboratory activities.

EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE

 

Holder of Diploma in the field of Laboratory science and Laboratory technology or related qualifications from a recognized institution
Not less than 2 years’ experience of working in TB Laboratory
Working knowledge of MS Office Suite applications, including Excel and Word
Strong verbal and written English
Ready to work with multicultural teams
Flexible to work at night
Strong problem-solving skills with ability to be resourceful, proactive, and seek assistance as needed
Strong organizational, planning and time management’s skills with ability to oversee multiple tasks
Knowledge of Laboratory safety issues

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Routine and study sample collection, receiving, storage, processing and presentation to detection rats.
Preparing Laboratory reagents for specific usage.
Routine Smear preparation and microscopic examination and other analyses.
Requesting Laboratory equipments and consumables and maintaining laboratory inventory.
Setting up, operating and maintaining laboratory equipments.
Establishing standard operating procedures for analysis of specimens and laboratory experiments.
Ensure implementation of laboratory biosafety regulations.
Participating in the internal and external quality control scheme appropriately.
Assisting in health research activities.
Performing other related duties as may be assigned by a superior
TERMS OF CONTRACT: Contract will be for 1 year (including a 6-month probationary period) and is renewable depending on the performance and funding

AGE: Not above 45 years old

SALARY: As per Treasury Registry Salary Circular No. 6 of 2015 which is applicable at the moment

HOW TO APPLY

The application letters should indicate names and addresses of THREE REFEREES, together with CERTIFIED COPIES OF ACADEMIC CERTIFICATES and TRANSCRIPTS, furthermore the applicant must submit a copy of BIRTH CERTIFICATE, a signed and updated CV and other testimonials.

All applications should be addressed to the

DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR (ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE),

P.O. BOX 3000,

CHUO KIKUU, MOROGORO

ONLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED

The deadline for submitting the application is 25 September 2021.