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Laboratory Assistant

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Research, academy
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

A rewarding Laboratory Assistant position to join a brand new International private school in Kenya. The school has proven excellence, particularly on the academic and leadership front, with a British Curriculum – IGCSE system


Responsibilities

  1. Setting up equipment, chemicals and supplies for chemistry, physics and biology laboratories;
  2. Maintain and oversee inventory of equipment and chemical supplies.
  3. Ordering and handling the required chemicals and gasses under the direction of the teachers.
  4. Properly sterilize equipment and glassware using the appropriate solvents.
  5. Prepare and perform titrations to verify the concentration of standardized solutions.
  6. Research and test the efficiency of new and exciting alternative experiments.
  7. Prepare molar solutions of acids by diluting concentrated solutions and calculate relative volumes of concentrate acid and water.
  8. Prepare buffer solutions of a given pH and calibrate the pH meter, prepare chemical indicators and biological stain solutions using appropriate quantities of reagents.
  9. Assist teachers in supervising activities, setting and invigilating practical exam papers, moderating and marking the practical exam papers.
  10. Organised and oversee Science days and the Science Expo.
  11. Promotion of Life Sciences and Physical Sciences department for open days.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Research, academy
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Exam preparation and grading; Stock and inventory management; Research planning; Laboratory operation; Specimen collection; Cleaning and disinfecting equipment
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Summit Recruitment & Search was established in 2009 to address the recruitment, executive search, outsourcing and training needs of companies based in Kenya or wanting to enter the Kenyan, East African, South African and African market. We have a leading proven track record in our field in South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Nigeria, Zambia, Ghana and many other African countries. We are able to advise on market trends, training requirements, prevailing salaries and offer a complete HR Solution where necessary.


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