Job Details
Posting Date
17/02/2021 Expiry Date 17/03/2021 Job Reference Number: 1596-2021-02-17T12:05:30
Laboratory Officer
Category Non Faculty Vacancies
College Health Sciences
Department Medical Laboratory Sciences
Job Purpose

The Laboratory Officer will help in preparing teaching labs for practical courses offered by the Medical Laboratory Department, lab maintenance and management, and inventory of reagents and consumables among other duties. 

Main accountabilities & expectations
  • Prepare and conduct lab sessions for assigned courses
  • Provide technical and practical assistance to students during lab sessions
  • Keep inventory of chemicals, materials, and consumables required for all lab experiments.
  • Prepare and submit purchase orders for lab supplies ahead of time of each semester
  • Coordinate and collaborate with faculty members regarding lab sessions and related issues
  • Ensure that laboratories are orderly and well organized during and after lab sessions
  • Ensure that all lab equipment is always in working order
  • Report maintenance issues of lab equipment to the designated lab instructor.
  • Help and participate in the management and coordination of clinical lab training for seniors both in house and at clinical training sites.
  • Assist faculty members in preparing and invigilating practical and theoretical exams
  • Assist in all other business of the department (exam invigilation and grading, help in preparing and reviewing technical reports, etc.) as the circumstances may require.

Job Specific Accountabilities
Required Skills
Preferred Qualification & Experience

  • B.Sc. / M.Sc. in Medical Laboratories Technology, Medical Laboratories Sciences, Biomedical Sciences or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in clinical laboratory in a major hospital or in a university setting.
  • Strong background, work experience and familiarity with Medical Laboratory Sciences related techniques 

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
  • Ability to work independently under stressful working conditions.
  • Excellent lab skills.
  • Excellent English language skills (reading, writing and conversing).
  • Excellent computer and administrative skills.
  • Excellent organizational and priority setting skills

Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Bachelor's degree/higher diploma
Relevant Experience 2 or more
Living In UAE Open for all