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Posting Date
29/11/2018
Expiry Date
29/12/2018 1199-2018-11-29T09:36:51
Lab Officer in Environmental Biology
Category Non Faculty Vacancies
College Departments
Department Rise - Research Institute of Sciences and Engineering
Job Purpose

The Research Institute of Sciences and Engineering (RISE) is seeking to hire full time Lab Officer to maintain the Biological and Environmental labs in RISE. He/she will be responsible for maintaining clean rooms as well as labs for the environmental research groups. The Lab Officer should have biological and/or environmental background and expertise.

Main accountabilities & expectations

The Lab Officer will be responsible for:

  1. Follow all University policies regulations for safe working procedures
  2. maintain the tissue culture and general laboratories in workable condition
  3. be able to main the cell culture in liquid nitrogen
  4. be able to conduct regular check on all material, equipment and supplies
  5. be competent to perform PCR amplification and purification of DNA
  6. be willing to learn and then perform DNA sequencing using sanger sequencer
  7. be able to order the consumables for the tissue culture and general laboratories. 
  8. be able to maintain the environmental labs in working order
  9. be able to report on any damages of any of the material, equipment and any incident in the laboratories
  10. be able to conduct microbiological tests for environmental quality purposes.
  11. be able to conduct water and wastewater characteristics studies.
  12. be willing to contribute to any additional work assigned by supervisor.

Job Specific Accountabilities
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Required Skills
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Preferred Qualification & Experience
  1. A minimum of Bachelor level in Biotechnology or Environmental sciences
  2. Must have strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures
  3. Must be willing to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required

 

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
Competencies

1. Prior scholarly publications and research experience will be advantage

2. Excellent communication skills

3. Fluency in English language

4. Prior work in a Biological lab or enviromental either part of study or work will be advantage

5.  Working knowledge of lab safety procedures

Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Bachelor's degree/higher diploma
Relevant Experience 1 or more
Living In UAE Open for all

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