Armauer Hansen Research Inistitute Junior Researcher – Biomedical Technician Jobs in Ethiopia

Armauer Hansen Research Inistitute Junior Researcher – Biomedical Technician Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 220952

Category: Engineering, Health Care, Research and Development

Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa Employment Type: Full time
Salary: As per government salary scale

Job Description

Internal/External Vacancy Announcement

The Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI) was founded in 1970 through the initiative of the Norwegian and Swedish Save the Children organizations seconded by the Ministry of Health of Ethiopia.

The Institute got its name from the Norwegian physician, Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen, who first described the leprosy bacillus (Mycobacterium leprae).

AHRI is a biomedical research institute that works in developing tools for prevention, control and treatment of mycobacterium and other diseases of public healthy importance through applied and basic biomedical research and training.

AHRI would like to hire qualified candidate in the position of Junior Researcher.

Duties and Responsibility

  • To carry out inspection, installation and configuration of newly purchased medical laboratory equipment.
  • To conduct safety checks on laboratory building systems and carry out inspection of electrical installation of laboratory devices.
  • To prepare troubleshooting standard operating procedures for preventive maintenance purpose for each equipment.
  • To keep accurate and up to date maintenance logs, and prepare life history of each equipment and parts inventory of the laboratory equipment.
  • To provide training to end users, on the safe and proper use of laboratory equipment to avoid any electrical
    related accidents.
  • To operate specialized test-equipment in troubleshooting, calibrating and maintaining laboratory equipment, and develop a good working relationship with the technical supply team to try and remotely fix any technical problem.
  • To prepare installation and maintenance cost laboratory equipment.
  • To identify replacement parts, perform urgent repairs on laboratory equipment at the AHRI’s laboratory sites.
  • To work with the AHRI’s general service department to ensure constant water and electric supply to the laboratory and drainage
  • Assist with maintaining appropriate light intensity in the laboratory, ensure that emergency fluorescent tubes, fires extinguishers are installed and working properly.

    Job Requirements

  • BSc in Biomedical Engineering with minimum cGPA of 3.00 for Male & 2.75 for Female

    Other Competencies:

  • Strong interest in laboratory is a requirement

  • Experience as Biomedical Technician is an advantage

  • Microsoft Office skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Problem-solving skills

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who fulfilled the above requirements should send the following through on or before September 7, 2019.

  • A CV/resume (not more than 3 pages)
  • A cover letter (not more than one page)
  • A one page table summarizing your educational background, technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process

    No. Required: 01 (One)

    Please Do Not Attaches any other documents.

    References: Please provide three references including their e-mail address.

    Employment Type: Government (permanent) employment basis.

    Armauer Hansen Research Inistitute Junior Researcher – Biomedical Technician Jobs in Ethiopia

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