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




Job Title

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


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.


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.



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


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.


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.


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

Fluent in English, Kazakh and Russian


Computer skills:

Advanced MS Office experience


Final date of CV submission:

Open until filled