|Date Posted||December 2, 2019|
Accounting & Finance
Laboratory Technologist (01 Position)
Position Code: LT- IAVIK-1119
Reports to: Scientist
Duty station: Entebbe & Masaka
Contract Duration: 8 months, renewable based on availability of funds
To conduct laboratory assays and experiments, make detailed observations and analyze
complex data in a timely manner.
Roles & Responsibilities
Assist scientists in the design, optimization and validation of flow cytometry panels.
Process, stain and acquire stained samples through the flow cytometer following standard operating procedures.
Analyse data from mass and fluorescence flow cytometers using FlowJo, GraphPad Prism,
R, Bioconductor and other dimensional reduction algorithms including tSNE, FlowSOM, SPADE, UMAP.
Analysis of single cell RNA sequences, pathogen sequences, metabolome data etc.
Receiving, processing and storing study samples according to SOPs so as to maximise their quality in subsequent testing.
Monitoring study sample storage conditions including temperature.
Implementing GCLP practices: Cleaning and disinfecting equipment; Tracking equipment servicing requirements; Monitoring temperatures and liquid nitrogen levels; Data backup;
Running equipment performance QCs.
Should have an understanding of GCP/HSP and GCLP guidelines for human research.
Willingness to conclude the scheduled experiments out of hours in cases when unavoidable circumstances arise.
Should have an up to date practicing license.
Should have good communication skills.
Knowledgeable in use of Microsoft Office packages
Possession of a master’s degree in a relevant Biological Sciences, data science,
bioinformatics, statistics, computer science or mathematics is an added advantage.
Knowledge of R programming language is also an added advantage.