AHRI: Biomedical Intern

Company AHRI
Reference # DUR/BIOINTERN/SEP2021
Published 15/09/2021
Contract Type Contract
12 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Duration 12 Months
This position is responsible for assisting in a broad range of biorepository activities at the AHRI Durban Laboratory needed to manage the life cycle of biological specimens.
Job Functions Chemistry, Physics and Biology,Clinical,Graduate,Intern,Laboratory Work,Other Research Development, Science and Scientific Research,Research,Research and Development
Industries Ngo / Non-Profit,Research,Science & Technology
Duties include receiving, processing, distribution, retrieval and storage of biospecimens. Additional duties include biospecimen inventory management, preparation of specimen kits, maintenance of study specific documentation and quality control checks of physical and electronic laboratory records, forms and documents
Minimum Qualifications

1. BSc Hons/BTech degree or equivalent in a Life sciences field
2. Highly proficient with computers with working knowledge of MS Office.


1. GCLP or ISO15189 certification will be advantageous
2. Experience working on the laboratory information management system
3. Experience in a clinical research laboratory setting would be advantageous
4. PBMC processing techniques
5. Experience working with ultra-low temperature storage equipment and facilities

Job Closing Date 29/09/2021