AHRI: Biorepository Laboratory Technician

Company AHRI
Reference # DUR/BIOLABTECH/SEP2021
Published 15/09/2021
Contract Type Contract
18 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Duration 18 Months
AHRI is looking for a self motivated, driven Laboratory Technician who will form part of the Biorepository team and work as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team in the Diagnostic Research Laboratory of AHRI.
Job Functions Biotechnology,Chemistry, Physics and Biology,Clinical,Laboratory Work,Other Research Development, Science and Scientific Research,Research,Research and Development,Science
Industries Ngo / Non-Profit,Research,Science & Technology
The incumbent, will be required to perform various laboratory based duties and functions, such as receiving and processing of various biological samples, including PBMC Isolation, from different studies, preparing samples for storage and transport, assemble sample collection kits and assist with general housekeeping and maintenance of the laboratory, equipment and instruments in accordance with health and safety and company policies and procedures as well as GCLP and ISO15189 requirements. The position is based at our Durban Campus, but may be required to travel to Somkhele.
Minimum Qualifications

1. BSc/B Tech degree or equivalent in Life Sciences field

Minimum Experience

1. Minimum of 2 years’ experience dealing with human biological samples
2. Experience and knowledge of PBMC and biological specimen processing techniques
3. Experience with Laboratory Information Management Systems
4. Experience working in ultra-low temperature storage facilities
5. GCLP or ISO15189 certification will be advantageous
6. Experience in a clinical research laboratory setting would be advantageous
7. Valid Driver’s licence with own vehicle

Job Closing Date 29/09/2021