DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS
UB/UPENN U54 RESEARCH CONSORTIUM OF HPV-RELATED CERVICAL CANCER IN HIV PATIENTS PROJECT
PART-TIME LABORATORY TECHNICIAN (1 POSITION) – 4 MONTH CONTRACT, RENEWABLE CONTINGENT TO FUNDING AVAILABILITY VACANCY NO: IRC 739
DUTIES: The successful candidate is expected to: (i) Collect and process of all blood and tissue samples from the study; (ii) separate peripheral blood into peripheral blood mononuclear cells serum; (iii) perform flow cytometry studies and willing to train further in flow cytometry; (iv) store samples and manage the biobank; (v) analyze wet-prep smears; iv) retrieve samples from the national laboratories and other collaborating institutions; (vi) maintaining the database of all samples and specimens; (vii) coordinate all sample/tissue shipments for national and international processing; and, (viii) procurement of reagents, (ix) development of standard operating procedures, (x) any other tasks deemed necessary by the supervisor and or study team.
REQUIREMENTS: Applicants should hold a (i) Degree in Biological studies; (ii) Master’s degree will be an added advantage; and (iii) Valid driver’s License.
REMUNERATION: The University offers competitive salaries and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more information on the University, please visit our website; www.ub.bw
Applicants are to address the stated qualification and provide other information to assist the University determine their suitability for the position. They should also quote the vacancy number of the post applied for, provide current CVs (including telephone, fax and e-mail), certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three (3) referees, and send complete documentation to:
The HR Manager, Faculty of Education, University of Botswana, Private Bag UB 00702, Gaborone-Botswana; Telephone: (267) 355 2840; Fax (267) 318 5096; E-mail: Educaio@mopipi.ub.bw. Applicants should inform their referees to: (i) Quote the Vacancy number and position applied for and (ii) submit their references directly to the above address, before the stipulated closing date.
Please note that applications with incomplete information shall not be acknowledged. Hand delivered applications should be submitted to Office No 111 at Block 231 (231/111).
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
CLOSING DATE: 09 NOVEMBER 2017