UTCC - Laboratory Technician Jobs in Uganda

UTCC - Laboratory Technician Jobs in Uganda


  • The Laboratory Technologist will be based and perform his/her duties at the UTTRC Laboratory in Njeru Buikwe District in the areas of trypanosomiasis and parasitology.

  • He/She will set up processes and analyze various biological samples using molecular biology techniques and biochemical assays.

  • The Laboratory Technician will use general analytical fundamentals to exercise judgment in the planning and use of experimental techniques, the modification of existing techniques, and the analysis of data.

  • The technician is expected to perform biochemical, cellular, and PCR-based assays, process and analyze data, maintain proper documentation of experimental procedures and reports, use Excel spreadsheets, prepare written reports, and work independently in these Capacities.

  • The laboratory Technician will be reporting to the Research & Development Manager.

    Specific responsibilities

  • Collecting, receiving, labeling, and/or analyzing samples or substances using the correct testing equipment, when necessary.

  • Designing and executing laboratory testing in line with standard testing procedures, recording observations, and interpreting findings.

  • Ensuring that safety guidelines are adhered to at all times within the laboratory.

  • Keeping up to date with relevant scientific and technical developments.

  • Produce, analyze and document results in a timely manner.

    Minimum Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (Second upper) in a molecular biology, biochemistry, chemistry, laboratory technology microbiology from a
    reputable Institution.

  • At least 2 years’ experience of data science, bioinformatics, PCR and genome sequencing.

    Persons Specifications

  • Must have excellent communication and organizational skills and able to maintain careful attention to detail.

  • Proficiency with standard software (e.g. Microsoft Excel) is required.

  • Demonstrated experience keeping accurate and detailed laboratory records.

  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and good at record keeping.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; UTCC - Laboratory Technician Jobs in Uganda


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