IDRC Lab Technologists Jobs in Uganda

IDRC Lab Technologists Jobs in Uganda

The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) seeks to hire 2 suitable candidates for the position of LAB TECHNOLOGIST for a new project called the TB Screening
Improves Preventive Therapy Uptake (TB SCRIPT) Trial. This is a Kampala based position.


Enroll eligible patients according to protocol
• Record and process sputum and urine specimens collected from study
participants according to protocol
• Perform an on-going monitoring of smear microscopy results and sputum culture
results, pick and deliver the same to the Study Nurse
• Communicate closely with locally and internationally based investigators by email
and during bi-weekly conference calls
• Maintain an accurate inventory of lab supplies and order supplies to ensure
necessary materials are available at all times
• Pack specimens approximately for transportation/shipment to other testing
locations at Mulago hospital, the College of Health Sciences and abroad.
• Enter data into the web-based research electronic data capture (REDCap)
platform and perform data cleaning as required.
• Maintain quality control and assurance for the study tests


  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Laboratory Science/Biomedical Lab Technology.
  • Prior experience working as a Lab Tech on trials and/or longitudinal studies
  • Good working knowledge of TB and HIV care and treatment
  • Fluency in Luganda.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Demonstrate experience with management of study data.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under stringent deadlines and to work independently
  • Excellent attention to detail

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 16th October, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; IDRC Lab Technologists Jobs in Uganda

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