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Laboratory Technologist

Laboratory Technologist

 IHI is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to take the position of Laboratory Technician in Immunology Lab for Ebola Vaccine Trial (EBL08). The officer will do the following;

  • Will support all scientific functions in the immunology laboratory, including planning, reviewing, documenting and reporting matters related to study specific immunology activities.

  • He/She will coordinate linkage between laboratories, clinical team and project manager.

  • To make sure that all safety procedures are adhered to when collecting, labelling and storing all laboratory specimens.

  • To ensure that laboratory data including laboratory findings are recorded as per protocol and stored in appropriate box files.

  • Archive all the study samples following laboratory information management system for easy tracing.

  • Perform any other relevant duties assigned by the PI

  • Perform routine tests in assigned area of the laboratory as per current SOP.

  • To perform isolation of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC), separation and storage of serum and plasma.

  • To assist in hematological and clinical chemistry sample analysis.

  • To document and report protocol deviations and implement CAPA for the reported deviations.

  • To perform malaria antibody ELISA, Intracellular cytokine staining, and ELISPOT assays.

  • To participate in scientific discussions and project related meetings, and maintaining inventories for stored samples, reagents and lab materials.

 Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Medical laboratory sciences /biotechnology/immunology or other relevant experience provided they demonstrate the following skills in

  •  Previous experience or familiarity with immunological assays such as ELISA, ELISPOT, ICS, PMBC isolation, serum/plasma separation

Important Dates and More

The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00 on 14/12/2021.