Opportunities & Vacancies

Biomedical Scientist

VACANCY NOTICE

The management of the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research into Tropical Medicine (KCCR) is looking for a Biomedical Scientist for a full-time employment.

Main Responsibilities/Activities

·      Assists in the training of staff, students and interns in laboratory technologies and safety practices

·      Performs all laboratory work according to SOP´s

·      Assist and guide KCCR biomedical projects and laboratory project staff

·      Check weekly on solar heaters and hot water system and report immediately in case of dysfunction to Laboratory Management

·      Weekly check on borehole pumping system and report immediately in case of dysfunction to Management of Laboratory

·         Assist in orientation of new laboratory personnel

QUALIFICATIONS/PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

The Post holder should have the following: (E = Essential; D = Desirable)

  • In Medical Laboratory Technology or equivalent
  • 2 years post professional experience (E)
  • Must be a team player and have good interpersonal working relationship (E)
  • Excellent written and spoken English (E)
  • Must be able to work under pressure (E)
  • The successful applicant should additionally be prepared to work for longer hours (E)
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office (E)

The contract will be for a period of Two (2) years (renewable)

Expected starting date: 1st November 2019

MODE OF APPLICATION

Interested persons should send their applications addressed to The Head of Administration, KCCR, KNUST, Kumasi including their CV, a motivation letter, copies of certificates and two reference letters and email them to: info@kccr.de

Closing Date: Thursday, 3rd October. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.