Technician (Microbiology) (Peromnes Grade 10)

Job Description

The incumbent will attend to all aspects of teaching of undergraduate practicals in

Microbiology, including laboratory maintenance, preparation of media and reagents,

collection of specimens, laboratory safety and cleanliness, and demonstration during

practicals The incumbent should have a sound knowledge of the theory and practicals

in Microbiology. S/he will be a part of a team of skilled technicians providing support in

the operation, care and maintenance of sophisticated research and teaching

instrumentation within the School.

The incumbent will be expected to provide research support to postgraduate students

and academics, and perform administrative functions and other duties as determined

Responsibilities + Skills

Applicants are required to complete the relevant application form which is available onthe Vacancies website at Completed forms must be sent Reference Number Must be clearly stated in the subject line.


A three year relevant tertiary qualification in Biological Sciences fieldThree years relevant work experience, inclusive of practical experience gained at


Short - listed candidates may be required to undergo a skills test.Enquiries and details regarding the post may be directed to Mr V. Singh, 031 2607359 oremail to this post will be on the 1 January 2018 Conditions of Service.

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 25th December 2019
  • Designation: Technician (Microbiology) (Peromnes Grade 10)
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 25th December 2019

About the Company

  • Company Name: University of KwaZulu Natal.
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  • Company Profile:
  • The College of Humanities, the largest of UKZN’s four Colleges, is the home of critical thinking, social commentary and robust intellectual debate. It is aptly referred to as “The Soul of the University.”A complex and strategic College, the Humanities comprises six diverse, yet complementary Schools which are located across three of UKZN’s five campuses: Edgewood – situated in Pinetown; Howard College – situated in Durban; and Pietermaritzburg.The College of Humanities is committed to the University’s vision of advancing African scholarship and actively contributes to the intellectual development of the region and the world through teaching and learning, research, development and community engagement. It represents a significant repository on the continent, playing a critical role in the enhancement and promotion of arts, culture, social sciences and education.The College boasts vibrant research, teaching and learning units, many of which are internationally recognised.

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