Molecular Technologist Job 2023 at Lilongwe by CenRID

Molecular Technologist Job 2023 at Lilongwe by CenRID Career. CenRID, an international NGO operating in Malawi, is currently searching for a highly qualified Molecular Technologist to join their team.

Molecular Technologist Job 2023 at Lilongwe by CenRID

The Center for Research & International Development (CenRID) is a global non-profit organization based in New York, NY that focuses on development research and project implementation. Our purpose is to implement evidence-based interventions and conduct high-quality research aimed at discovering new knowledge to improve the education and healthcare delivery and access for vulnerable populations.

Vacancy Post Name:

  • Molecular Technologist I & II

Number of Vacant Post

  • 01 (One)

Organization Name:

  • Center for Research & International Development (CenRID)

Last Date to Apply

  • 20th March 2023

Job Location

  • Lilongwe, Malawi

Employment Type

  • Full-time

Education Requirement:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Biomedical Laboratory Technology, Medical Laboratory Services, Microbiology, or a related field.

Experience Required

  • At least two (2) years of molecular diagnostic experience is required.
  • At least Five (5) years of molecular diagnostic experience is required.

Duties and Skills:

  • Perform nucleic acid extraction (DNA and/or RNA), purification, and quantification, prepare wet/dry Master Mix for PCR reactions, and analysis of run curves.
  • Perform complex molecular diagnostic techniques and demonstrate competency with single and multi-channel pipetting and PCR analysis.
  • Use /operate bio-safety cabinets, incubators, centrifuges, thermal cyclers, vortexers, analyzers, and other supporting laboratory equipment.
  • Prepare, process, and analyze samples according to established SOPs.
  • Assist in maintaining accreditation standards, and monitor and report scientific progress to ensure that appropriate Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) procedures are followed.
  • Coach Molecular Technologist I and new employees in laboratory procedures.
  • Maintain and calibrate laboratory testing equipment, including IQ, PQ, and OQ Validations.
  • Perform data entry, analysis, and reports, and oversee and manage project databases.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a resume/cv and a cover letter via email at by 11 pm on March 20th 2023, Malawi time with “Name_Desired Position” in the subject line.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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