Laboratory Assistant: Zoology & Entomology (Internal)

  • Full Time
  • Alice, Eastern Cape, 1 King Williams Town Road, 5700 View on Map
  • @University of Fort Hare posted 3 days ago
  • Posted : Oct 14, 2021 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Qualifications Honours Degree
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference EC000101
  • Centre Eastern Cape,Alice Campus
  • Enquiries
    Maxine Joseph
  • Where to submit application

Job Description

Minimum requirements: A BSc Honours degree in Zoology or Entomology (or a related field). At least two years’ experience working as a field and/or technical assistant at a tertiary or research institution. Evidence of working knowledge of laboratory and field equipment. A valid code EB drivers licence. Ability to cope with physically demanding tasks. Responsibilities will include: Maintenance of facilities and equipment in the Department. Possible travel away from campus and occasionally working after hours and on weekends. Assisting and reporting to the Senior Laboratory Assistant in the preparation and coordination of practical sessions; includes preparation of indoor and outdoor practical sessions and practical tests. Assist the Departmental Administrator where needed (i.e. carrying equipment/supplies). Ensure and oversee the maintenance of the department vehicles and boats Driving (and possible skippering) of staff and students on fieldtrips and practical sessions. Ensure proper storage, use and disposal of the Department’s chemicals and waste and compliance with safety regulations. Participate in normal administrative duties necessary for the smooth running of the Department

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