KwaZulu-Nata Research Institute for TB and HIV (K-RITH)
The KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for TB-HIV (K-RITH) is a ground-breaking collaboration between the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Our mission is to conduct outstanding basic science research on tuberculosis (TB) and HIV, translate the scientific findings into new tools to control TB and HIV, and expand the educational opportunities in the region. K-RITH is an independent research institute that will work in collaboration with UKZN and other academic and clinical institutions in South Africa and around the world.
K-RITH seeks to appoint an Immunology Laboratory Technician, based in KwaZulu-Natal.
Ref Number: IMMLABTEC/001/2015/MAR
This is a one-year contract position, renewable annually.
The successful candidate will support the functions and duties of the Immunology Core. These will include the daily maintenance and quality control procedures on flow cytometry instruments of the Immunology Core, provide flow cytometry analysis and cell sorting support to K-RITH researchers and provide administration or technical to other support groups at K-RITH. The successful candidate will be expected to work in the biosafety Level-3 (BSL-3) laboratories and will also be expected to work long hours as and when required.
- B Tech/ BSc. in molecular biology or other relevant fields;
- Minimum of two years molecular biology laboratory experience;
- High level of computer literacy with proficiency specifically in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email and web-based forms;
- Knowledge of immunology and flow cytometry.
Remuneration: The remuneration package for this position is market related and will depend on the qualifications, experience, responsibility and previous earnings of the successful candidate.
Note that applications for employment are only received on the official application form which may be accessed via the K-RITH website, www.k-rith.org, or by email, telephonic request.
Applicants are required to email their detailed application to firstname.lastname@example.org together with certified copies of qualification certificates. The post reference number must be indicated in the subject line of the email.
Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.
Enquiries: HR Department, Tel: 031 260 1397.
Only those candidates who meet the minimum requirements will be shortlisted.
K-RITH is fully compliant with South African labour law and is committed to employment equity. This position is open to South African applicants and also valid work visa holders.
K-RITH reserves the right in special circumstances to accept late applications or to extend the above date in order to facilitate further searches. Furthermore, K-RITH reserves the right not to make an appointment. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date.
For more about the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for TB-HIV, refer to www.k-rith.org.
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