Laboratory Technician – Qatar University

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Medical, Healthcare & Pharmacy
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : November 12, 2021
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Description

1. Prepares solutions and reagents following standard laboratory formulas and procedures
2. Prepares, cleans, sterilizes, and maintains laboratory equipment, glassware, and instruments used in research experiments as appropriate
3. Runs trials and validates experiments prior to laboratory sessions
4. Performs and/or demonstrates experimental techniques and methods including various assays and other specialized techniques
5. Operates laboratory equipment/instruments; records data; maintains equipment, makes minor equipment adjustments
6. Maintains lab equipment and conducts minor troubleshooting
7. Uses universal safety precautions to protect self and co-workers from biohazardous materials, including blood-borne pathogens
8. Complies with biohazard/radiation safety standards
9. Completes annual university biohazard/universal precaution/radiation safety training, as appropriate
10. Uses sterile techniques to avoid contaminating lab experiments as appropriate
11. Monitors inventory levels, orders materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures, counts orders upon receipt
12. Support the program in the collective development of a preventive maintenance schedule for building and facilities related maintenance
13. Ensures the implementation of the approved preventive maintenance plan
14. Ensures timely resolution of corrective maintenance requests/complaints
15. Inspects maintenance work and projects to ensure procedures and materials comply with maintenance and project specifications, contract documents and/or work instructions
16. Maintains and operates different lab equipment e.g. HPLC, UPLC, GC/MS, IR, XRD, Dissolution apparatus and others.
17. Adheres to the University’s security and safety guidelines
18. Maintains confidentiality of information
19. Perform other tasks and duties that may be occasionally required in order to meet the requirements of the role and the aims of the University.

Qualifications

1. BSc in pharmacy or equivalent
2. Fluent in both Arabic and English
3. Experience in a teaching laboratory setting is preferred

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