Research Assistant
University of KwaZulu–Natal
Durban, Kwazulu-Natal
1d ago
source : Best Za Jobs

REF NO. : 01 / 2021 The School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Science seeks to appoint a research assistant for limited hours on a three-month fixed term contract.

The successful incumbent will be required to render effective and efficient technical expertise in implementation and execution of specialized molecular techniques.

Duties will include collection and archiving or samples. He / She must be able to analyze NGS data, isolate and characterize extracellular vesicles, perform real time PCR and cell culture.

The incumbent must be proficient in English and will be required to have a high level of competency in the use of software such as endnote, and have good interpersonal, communication and writing skills.

This position requires an individual who has the ability to pay close attention to detail and the ability to work independently and accurately under pressure.

S / he should also have excellent organisational skills. The incumbent will report to Prof I Mackraj. Minimum Requirements : A high level of proficiency in molecular techniques A PhD in Medical or Biological sciences Advantages : Previous experience in microbial genomics and transcriptomics Experience with bioinformatics Shortlisted candidates may be required to undergo a skills test.

Please include the reference number of the post in the subject line Interested candidates can send their CV

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