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Biorepository Laboratory Technician – Durban needed at Africa Health Research Institute

Job title : Biorepository Laboratory Technician – Durban

Job Location : KwaZulu-Natal, Durban

Deadline : April 05, 2024

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Overview of Duties

  • Perform day to day laboratory functions including assembly of sample collection kits, processing, distribution and storage of specimens as well as ad hoc activities as indicated by the line manager or other senior lab manager.
  • Use of Laboratory Information Management system for logging of samples, generating labels, capturing of specimen locations and quality control and management of records and data.
  • Logistical co-ordination of clinical samples.
  • General housekeeping and maintenance of all laboratory and cryogenic equipment and facilities.
  • Compliance with Health and Safety and Company policies and procedures as well as GCLP/ISO15189 requirements.
  • Assist with developing, review and implementation of quality control and assurance procedures.
  • Assist with developing and review of SOPs, documents and workflows.


Minimum Qualifications

  • BSc/B Tech degree or equivalent qualification in Human/Medical Laboratory field.

Minimum Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with human biological samples.
  • Experience and knowledge of PBMC and biological specimen processing techniques.
  • Experience with Laboratory Information Management Systems.
  • Experience working in ultra-low temperature storage facilities.
  • GCLP or ISO15189 certification will be advantageous.
  • Experience in a clinical research laboratory setting would be advantageous.
  • Valid Driver’s license with a minimum of2 years driving experience.


  • BSL2 laboratory experience.
  • IATA certification.
  • Previous vaccination and immunity to Hepatitis B is highly advantageous.
  • A Citizen or SA Resident with current work permit.

Application Closing Date: 15 March 2024

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 14 days of the applications closing date.

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