Technologist I at Nile University of Nigeria

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Nile University of Nigeria is a fast-growing private higher education institution located in Abuja. The University was founded in 2009 and is a member institution of Honoris United Universities, the first and largest Pan African network of Higher Institutions. Nile University has over 6,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, 38 undergraduate programs across six faculties, as well as 51 postgraduate programs across six faculties.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Technologist I
Location: Jabi, Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • We are currently looking to engage a highly competent and result-oriented Medical Laboratory Technologist to join our dynamic Team.

Responsibilities

  • Perform and interpret biochemical tests, appropriate stains, serologic tests, etc., on a wide variety of organisms obtained from various specimen sources such as serum, blood, urine, stool, tissue, etc. which have been requested for any of the following: aerobes, anaerobes, mycobacteria, mycology, parasitology, virology, and serology.
  • Perform and interpret specialized tests and examinations including a variety of serological and immunological tests for antigen and antibody detection.
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment (i.e., blood culture system, Vitek 2 and other automated instruments, etc.).
  • Perform and interpret appropriate antibiotic susceptibilities.
  • Teach new Technicians, and medical students in microbiologic/serologic procedures and techniques.
  • Investigates problems with equipment, test results, specimens, and/or workflow.
  • Perform quality control procedures and maintain such records, resolve discrepancies arising from such tests, and document all corrective measures taken.

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Microbiology, Immunology, Biology, or equivalent.
  • At least 3 – 5 years of cognate/practical experience in a Medical Laboratory and with good standing in the field of Immunology, Bacteriology, Serology, Parasitology, and Microbiology.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Affiliation with a Professional body
  • Must be adept in the use of MS Office Packages
  • Knowledge of complex tests requiring the use of pipettors, dilutors, spectrophotometers, and microscopes
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making skills

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: jobs@nileuniversity.edu.ng using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • Your application must include the following:
    • Your current curriculum vitae (CV) in a Microsoft Word format, saved with your full name.
    • A Cover Letter explaining how you meet the advertised criteria (also in Microsoft Word format).
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application Deadline  30th June, 2022.

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