Company Africa Health Research Institute
Reference # DUR/ANITECASSIST/002/2018/APR
Published 03/04/2018
12 Months
Location South Africa
Introduction
The Animal Facility Technical Assistant will be responsible for husbandry, watering and feeding, general housekeeping, research assistance and record keeping in the BSL3 animal unit, as well as assist in the breeding facility as and when required.
Job Functions Academic,Biotechnology,Clinical,Laboratory Work,Mathematics, Statistics and Information,Nursing,Research,Research and Development,Science
Industries Academic,Healthcare,Medical,Ngo / Non-Profit,Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene,Research,Science & Technology
Specification
Ensuring that all SOP’s pertaining to the animal unit in respect of hygiene, animal care and animal husbandry are followed. Assist in execution of research projects as delegated by supervisor. Report technical, animal and husbandry problems to supervisor. Perform weekend and holiday duties as required. Fill in for team members in their absence, when required.
Requirements
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

1.Diploma in Laboratory Animal Technology or related field;

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

1.One year experience in a similar position is essential;
2.High level of computer literacy

DESIRABLE ATTRIBUTES

1.Committed to research;
2.Willing to further training and qualify in Animal Laboratory Science;
3.Must be willing to occasionally work beyond regular hours when needed;
4.SA Citizen or SA Resident with current work permit;
5.Must be able to work with minimum supervision
6.Registration at the South African Veterinary Council

Please note only those candidates who meet the minimum requirements will be considered. AHRI is fully compliant with South African labour law and is committed to employment equity. This position is open to South African applicants and valid work permit holders.

AHRI reserves the right in special circumstances to accept late applications or to extend the above date in order to facilitate further searches. Furthermore, AHRI reserves the right not to make an appointment. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date.

Job Closing Date 17/04/2018