NWU Vacancies 2023 – Laboratory Technician

Website North West University

Job Description:

Biochemistry laboratory health and safety maintenance, Responsible for undergraduate practical’s (preparation and demonstration). Departmental procurements and equipment maintenance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Undergraduate practical (year 1 to 3), co-ordinating student assistance, setting up and demonstration
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Head of Department
  • Biochemistry laboratory health and safety maintenance
  • Departmental procurements and research equipment maintenance

Job Requirements:

  • 3 years experience in a Biochemistry research laboratory is essential
  • Basic safety rules in a Biochemistry Laboratory.
  • Good report writing skills (reports , inventory, instructions)
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Health and safety practices and precautions applicable to a laboratory
  • Scientific procedures and techniques used in a biochemistry Laboratory.
  • Good time management
  • Good technical skills (operation and maintenance of chemical equipment)
  • Computer literacy in Internet, Email & MS Office (Word, Excel, Power point)
  • Grade 12 is essential
  • BSc honours degree, MSc will be added advantage, specializing in biochemistry or any related field is essential
  • Ability to function as part of the team and also in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure

Job Details:

Company: North West University

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Mafikeng, North West, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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