KMFRI Laboratory Analyst - Radioisotopes Jobs in Kenya

KMFRI Laboratory Analyst - Radioisotopes Jobs in Kenya


  • The laboratory analysts shall be deployed in any of the following research areas: Oceans and Coastal Systems & Blue Economy, Freshwater Systems, Aquaculture and Socioeconomics research areas.

    Duties and responsibilities of the officer entail;

  • Identifying the chemical and consumables required for an experiment;

  • Collecting and preparing samples and specimens, managing and safely disposing samples and specimens;

  • Maintaining the inventory of laboratory equipment;

  • Carrying out experimental work;

  • Undertaking analytical work (radiochemistry, radioecology and nuclear based biotoxins analysis);

  • Maintaining and preserving specimens and cultures;

  • Recording of experimental data;

  • Setting and maintaining laboratory equipment;

  • Maintaining laboratory records; and

  • Carrying out demonstrations of laboratory functions to clients/visitors.

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines; Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Science, Biochemistry, Natural Resource Management, Nuclear science or equivalent from a recognized institution;

  • Trainings in application of nuclear techniques in environmental studies (Pb 210) or food safety (biotoxins).

  • Relevant work experience in analysis of radioisotopes, radioecology or radionuclides samples.

  • Experience in operating LSC, gamma counter or alpha counter.

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum grade of C plus (C+) or equivalent.

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

  • Meets the requirements of chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.

    Key Competencies and Skills

  • Communication skills.

  • Interpersonal skills.

  • Organizational skills.

  • Computer proficiency.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KMFRI Laboratory Analyst - Radioisotopes Jobs in Kenya


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