Stellenbosch University Jobs 2023 – Technical Officer

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Job Description:

Receiving, processing and storing routine biological specimens in BSL2 laboratory (e.g., blood, urine, sputum, saliva) for various clinical research projects;

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with staff and student training as needed;
  • Preparing and reviewing standard operating procedures and laboratory forms, as needed;
  • Performing scheduled after hours work if needed.
  • Isolation of PBMCs and other cell types, ELISA, GeneXpert (various);
  • Specimen logging on LIMS/project-specific databases;
  • Performing administrative tasks (e.g., filing, stock taking, ordering, etc.);

Job Requirements:

  • Willingness and medically fit to work with infectious human specimens in BSL3;
  • Proficiency in LIMS / freezer inventory system and sample storage;
  • Knowledge of ISO 15189, or 17025 guidelines.
  • Knowledge of IATA and/or Dangerous Goods regulations;
  • MSc degree in Immunology, Molecular Biology, or a related field with a minimum of one year’s relevant working experience in an ISO accredited laboratory,
  • Experience with ELISAs and/or flow cytometry;
  • Experience in mammalian cell culture;
  • Valid GCP certificate;

Job Details:

Company: Stellenbosch University

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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