Laboratory Technologist Nakuru Campus – 2 Posts at Mount Kenya University (MKU) – May 2024

Laboratory Technologist Nakuru Campus – 2 Posts

Qualification

Must have:

  • Bachelor of Science in a relevant field i.e Analytic Chemistry, Applied Biology, Science Laboratory
  • Prior experience in a Tertiary Learning Institution
  • Diploma in Analytic Chemistry, Applied Biology, Science Laboratory will be an added advantage
  • Be computer literate
  • Have a good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have at least 3 years of working experience in a Laboratory

Key responsibilities also include

Reporting to: Deputy Director, Academic and Research Affairs

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist Senior Technologist in day-to-day activities of the Laboratories
  • Liaising with academic staff to discuss timetables, equipment requirements and work plans;
  • Running trials of experiments prior to Practical sessions and then demonstrating techniques for experiments;
  • Preparing equipment and chemicals before practical sessions
  • Maintaining/custodian of equipment and laboratory apparatus in the assigned laboratory(ies)
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and facilities through performing operator maintenance, and schedules annual and any other regular maintenance as required per manufacturer and/or governing statue.
  • Record keeping e.g. For students’ practical sessions, tracking methods, results, etc.;
  • Ensuring that equipment and Laboratories are properly cleaned and that chemical, drugs and other material are appropriately stored
  • Cataloguing recordings and making them available when requested
  • Supporting the work of lecturers in laboratory sessions and giving technical advice to staff and students
  • Report any failure/breakdown of equipment to the Senior Technologist
  • Working with individual students and supporting them on research projects
  • Managing the stock control of chemicals and equipment
  • Contributing to high-level research.

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Interested and qualified? Go to Mount Kenya University on recruitment.mku.ac.ke to apply