Laboratory Technician

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Kamuzu College of Nursing
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: March 19, 2019
Expiry Date: March 29, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 3
Salary Info
Salary Type: Min-Max
Salary: MK-MK
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Kamuzu College of Nursing, a constituent college of the University of Malawi, is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant post:

Position Laboratory Technician
Location Kamuzu College of Nursing campuses. Initially the incumbent will be posted to Lilongwe campus but his duties will require constant travels to other KCN campuses in Blantyre. Candidate may be posted from one campus to the other due to the exigencies of duty.
Type Fixed Term Contract
Salary Within the University of Malawi, Clerical and Technical Support staff Scale G salary structure.
Job Purpose

Reporting to the Head of Behavioural and Human Biological Sciences Department, the main purpose of the job is to support the implementation of practical aspects of teaching and learning.

Key Responsibilities
  1. Setting up reagents, specimens and tools
  2. Carrying out experimental trials
  3. Maintaining stores stocks orders
  4. Drafting practical procedures manual
  5. Maintaining and standardising equipment
  6. Conducting practical demonstrations
  7. Training staff and students in the use of equipment, machines and tools
  8. Preparing reports
Education and Qualifications

Applicants must have: at least a Diploma in biomedical sciences from an accredited institution with three years experience in science laboratory work. Those with experience working in a science laboratory in an institution of higher education will have an added advantage. Those with Bachelor’s degrees need not apply.

Method of Application

Applications should include Curriculum Vitae that includes two traceable referees with their phone numbers and e-mail addresses. Those interested and meeting the above requirements should submit their applications to: The Registrar, Kamuzu College of Nursing, P/Bag 1, Lilongwe

Closing date for receiving applications is March 29, 2019. Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted. University of Malawi is an equal opportunity employer.

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