The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases through research and capacity development. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Global Health Security, Research and Laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere UniversityJohn Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.
In order to achieve the above objectives, IDI seeks to recruit competent candidates as indicated below;
Job Title: Laboratory Technician
Vacancy Code : LTX01
Classification: Full Time
Reports to: Regional Laboratory Services Coordinator
Duty Station: Kagadi
The Laboratory Technician will work closely with facility teams to strengthen lab systems and build capacity of supported laboratories to provide high quality TB and HIV/AIDS services in line with national protocols.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Up-to-date knowledge of national HIV and TB diagnostic and management protocols
Good communication, organization and management skills
Understands client confidentiality and exhibits high level of ethical conduct
Has basic computer literacy including word processing, excel, internet and power point.
Good understanding of public health systems and local government policies.
Diploma in Biomedical Laboratory technology.
Full and active registration with the Allied Health Professionals council.
Training in laboratory quality management systems and biosafety
Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in these positions should semi their Cvs. including details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stiputate email address
Email your application and CV to email@example.com
• IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at the stage of the recruitment process
• Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
• indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Senior Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute— lDl Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
P.0. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda