Training & Research Unit of Excellence (TRUE) would like to engage the services of a competent and dynamic individual to work in exciting research programs in Zomba, southern Malawi. Appointment will be made on a fixed term basis for two years, which may be renewed depending on performance and availability of funds. Applicants are invited to fill the following positions:
POSITION: Laboratory Technician (Zomba)
2 Posts, based in Zomba.
The Laboratory Technician shall carry out laboratory tests appropriate to particular research studies as designated by the site coordinator and the scientific leader; label and prepare specimens for testing and storage, including documentation and record keeping. Interested applicants should possess a diploma in Medical Laboratory sciences, be registered with the Medical Council of Malawi with a valid license to practice and have at least two years of experience in a research laboratory. Those who have additional malaria microscopy training and a certificate of Good Clinical Practice have an added advantage.
Duties and responsibilities:
Duties and responsibilities listed below are intended to describe the general nature of the role. They may change or vary over time depending on the specific needs at a specific point in time or due to changing needs of TRUE.
Duties shall include but not limited to the following: