Sunday, 19 May 2019Ref: HPP/LabTech maternity/May2019The HIV Pathogenesis Programme (HPP) is a multidisciplinary HIV pathogenesis research programme based atthe University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Nelson Mandela School of Medicine in Durban. The HPP has been involved instudies of HIV-1 immunopathogenesis for over 15 years.The HPP has two Laboratory Technologist positions available (maternity cover). The incumbents will be requiredto be highly motivated, meticulous and hard-working and be able to work independently. The incumbents willreport to the Laboratory Manager.
Responsibilities + Skills
Undertake general sample processing of HIV positive samplesFreezing and cataloguing of cellsPreparation of reagentsParticipation in the departments various academic activities - journal club, lab meetings, quality
HPCSA registeredExperience working with human samples
Relevant BSc (Honours) degree or equivalentMinimum 1 year experience in a biomedical research laboratory (exclusive of lab time related to thecompletion of an Honours research project).Familiarity with biomedical research laboratory procedures and safety requirements