CAPRISA:Laboratory Technician X2

Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Thursday, 21 January, 2021
Opportunity type: 
Employment
CAPRISA was created in 2001 and formally established in 2002 under the NIH-funded Comprehensive International Program of Research on AIDS (CIPRA) by five partner institutions; University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of Cape Town, University of Western Cape, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, and Columbia University in New York. CAPRISA is a designated UNAIDS Collaborating Centre for HIV Prevention Research.

CAPRISA seeks to appoint Laboratory Technicians to be based  at the Head office in Durban and one Laboratory Technician for the Vulindlela Research site (Howick area

Qualifications and experience:

  • Laboratory Technician – Microbiology or Clinical Pathology certified;
  • Current registration with Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA);
  • At least 2 years previous laboratory experience in Microbiology or Clinical Pathology Laboratory;
  • Experience working with and handling infectious samples;
  • Experience working on GeneXpert machine;
  • Previous clinical trial experience

Essential functions:  

  • Testing and analysis of samples
  • Monitor test and daily procedures as per quality control protocols
  • Compile relevant reports
  • Instrument and equipment maintenance
  • Receiving, sorting, storing, retrieval and shipping of samples
  • Method/test validation
  • Preparation of specimen kits
  • Biohazardous waste management

Personal qualities and competencies:

  • Attention to detail, with strong analytical ability
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to work independently, without direct supervision and fit in well within a multi-disciplinary team
  •  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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For more about CAPRISA, refer to https://www.caprisa.org/

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Location: 
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