Welcome TRUST has provided fund through Intermediate Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine (IfPHTM) - Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) Project titled "Full-genome sequencing to identify determinants that impact upon foot- and-mouth disease virus strains with potential for enhanced transmission in endemic settings in Africa". Also The United States Defence Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) through the University of California, Davis has provided funds for the Projects titled "Viral Sharing of , Zoonotic agents between human and wildlife in Kilombero Valley" (VISHA). Also, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the University of California, Davis has provided funds for the Project titled "PREDICT 2". . Job Position: Laboratory Technologist III (One Post)- IFPHTM
Holder of BSc in Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Laboratory Sciences or any other relevant degree from a recognized institution . Experience: Working experience of at least three years in the area of molecular biology, microbiology, genomics, DNA sequencing or any other related specialty is required. Previous working experience with FMC virus (FMDV) in Biosafetv : levels twc and three laboratories will be an added - advantage. Duties: • Undertake independently, the specified routine technical tasks which require a higher degree of technical knowledge and skills. • Implements specified maintenance plans for laboratory facilities. • Prepares chemicals, microbiological/virological molecular biology media, stains aswell as standard ani targeted test solutions. • Responsible for laboratory analysis of samples, operation the genetic analyzers and generation of DNA sequence in-line with requirements of the laboratory and on-goin , research programme(s). ' • Provides hands-on assistance to researchers and student working in the laboratory. • Performs instrument and equipment calibration preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair. • Keeps records and logs of all work done and data generated in the laboratory. • Assists in taking the inventory of necessary supplies an reagents, • Performs any other duties as assigned by the PI.
Remuneration: As per Treasury Registrars salaries CircularNo.2 of 2015.
Terms of Service: The appointment will be on contract bas ‘renewable after two years until 31" Jul 2020.
Duty Station: Morogoro Region,
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Tanzanians to fill the following vacant positions in the three above projects. A HAND WRITTEN application Letter accompanied with a CV, relevant Certificates and .names of at least two referees should be addressed to the
DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR (ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE ).:
P.O BOX 3000,
to-reach him not later than two weeks 'from the date of this advertisement