Laboratory Assistant of the School of Medicine (academic leave cover)

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Job Title

Laboratory Assistant of the School of Medicine (academic leave cover)

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Key and functional tasks of the department

  1. Organization and provision of learning activities;
  2. Contribution to the University-wide quality assurance methodologies;
  3. Participation in development and implementation of strategic goals of the University within the competence of the School;
  4. Engagement with medical universities and research institutions to foster science and engineering application.

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Key functional tasks

  1. To help in conducting laboratory session of the School of Medicine;
  2. To keep and maintain laboratory equipment in good condition;
  3. To prepare plans of practical and laboratory classes in accordance with the instructions of the faculty members, and the available equipment and reagents;
  4. To ensure following of the safety rules in laboratories;
  5. To brief on the safe and proper use of equipment;
  6. To analyze the need for laboratory equipment, consumables, reagents, on the basis of costs;
  7. To process applications for purchasing the laboratory equipment, consumables and reagents;
  8. To maintain adequate inventory;
  9. To assist in course related activities as assigned by Department Chair/ Dean.

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Education:

Bachelor/Master degree in the following fields: Medicine, Biomedicine, Genetics, Biology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry or other fields related to the position.

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Desired professional experience (duration, sphere, and other)

At least 1 year experience of working with laboratory equipment. Excellent knowledge of safety basics during the work on laboratory equipment.

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Professional knowledge and personal qualities

  1. Communication and organizational skills;
  2. Good analytical and critical thinking skills;
  3. Team-work and independent work skills;
  4. Problem solving ability.

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Proficiency in languages, including state language, (list of languages)

Fluent in English, Kazakh and Russian

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Computer skills:

Advanced MS Office experience

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Final date of CV submission:

Open until filled