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Medical Laboratory Scientist

Company:
topcorner services
Location:
Lagos, Nigeria
Salary:
100000
Posted:
November 24, 2016
Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

performing laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations;

carrying out routine tasks accurately and following strict methodologies to carry out analyses;

preparing specimens and samples;

constructing, maintaining and operating standard laboratory equipment, for example centrifuges, titrators, pipetting machines and pH meters;

ensuring the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced;

recording and sometimes interpreting results to present to senior colleagues;

using computers and performing mathematical calculations for the preparation of graphs;

keeping up to date with technical developments, especially those which can save time and improve reliability;

conducting searches on identified topics relevant to the research;

following and ensuring strict safety procedures and safety checks.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A HND or degree in one of the following subjects:

biology;

biomedical science;

biotechnology;

chemistry;

environmental science;

forensic science;

materials science/technology;

pharmacology;

physics.

SKILLS:

You will need to show:

the ability to learn specific, practical techniques and apply this knowledge to solve technical problems;

good hand-eye coordination and the ability to use technical equipment with accuracy;

the ability to maintain and calibrate technical equipment;

time management skills in order to work on several different projects at the same time;

flexibility in order to work with and provide support for a number of people;

excellent oral communication skills in order to work effectively with colleagues from all parts of the organisation and to explain complex techniques to interested parties;

experience in providing demonstrations and writing technical reports;

teamwork skills and patience;

attention to detail.

MODE OF APPLICATION:The interested applicant should forward their CV to HR through:bmos8b@job2r.com