Tertiary level education forms the bedrock of high level manpower development in any nation. This highlights the need for a qualitative education at this level. There is a dearth of instructions and infrastructure to cater for the needs of our ever increasing number of secondary school leavers. This has made it imperative for the private sector to take initiatives in the areas of providing tertiary education, especially for an organization that has a track record in providing high quality education.
The Nigerian Turkish International College started with humble beginnings in September 1998. The school opened with 23 students on a rented site at Cairo Street, Wuse 2, Abuja. Like an acorn, the NTIC has proliferated into a network of schools located in Abuja, Kano, Kaduna, Lagos, Ogun and Yobe States.
This phenomenal growth is attributable to the quality of Education obtainable in the NTIC Group of Schools. It is against this background that the parents and students of the NTIC have mounted pressure on the Management to establish a university that will carry on the tradition of the NTIC at the tertiary level.
In response to this, the parent company of the NTIC (SURAT Nigeria Ltd) came up with the idea of having a world class university in Abuja. This is how the Nigerian Turkish Nile University was born.About the Job
We are recruiting to engage a highly competent and result-oriented Laboratory Technologist with strong personal & professional integrity to join our dynamic Pharmacology Department
Perform pre‐class setup of apparatus, reagents, and materials for pharmaceutical practical classes.
To assist in routine teaching/research laboratory works by performing maintenance and other general maintenance duties
To provide general teaching-research support
Provide in‐class operational support and facilitate the conduct of selected undergraduate practical classes.
Provide advice on equipment, chemicals, reagents etc to procure as required by the teaching and research laboratory or projects
Investigates problems with equipment, test results, specimens, and/or workflow.
Perform quality control procedures and maintain such records, resolve discrepancies arising from such tests, and document all corrective measures taken.
Involved in the daily operations, maintenance and upkeep of the laboratories and teaching facilities.
Prepare documents for safety audits and assist in the update of safety documents.
Serve as the point of contact for safety communication to students and departmental staff.
Teach new Technicians, and medical students techniques in clinical pharmacology testing
Qualification & Experience
B.Sc. in Science Laboratory Technology with a major in Physiology / Pharmacology or any related discipline
A Master's Degree in Pharmacology is an added advantage
At least 4 years of cognate/practical experience in a Medical Laboratory and with good standing in the field of clinical pharmacology, chemical synthesis or analytical methods or molecular biology
Basic understanding of biosafety and good laboratory practices
Able to work independently and in a team setting
Experience in pre‐class preparation and running of science laboratory classes will be an advantage.
Good knowledge of laboratory practices.
A proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Affiliation with a Professional body
Must be adept in the use of MS Office Packages.
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