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Are you looking for laboratory jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Laboratory Technologists-Genomics job at Ministry of Health

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

May 17, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

The Ministry of Health is a cabinet-level government ministry of Uganda. It is responsible for planning, delivering, and maintaining an efficient and effective healthcare delivery system, including preventive, curative, and rehabilitative services, in a humane, affordable, and sustainable manner.

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Job Title

Laboratory Technologists-Genomics job at Ministry of Health

Job Description

Prepare samples for genomic sequencing, including DNA extraction and purification. Analyze sequencing data and prepare reports on findings. Assist in the development and validation of new genomic tests and protocols.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform routine laboratory procedures according to established protocols.

  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment such as DNA sequencers, PCR machines, and other molecular biology instruments

  • Prepare samples for genomic sequencing, including DNA extraction and purification.

  • Analyze sequencing data and prepare reports on findings.


  • Assist in the development and validation of new genomic tests and protocols.

  • Adhere to laboratory safety protocols and maintain a clean and safe work environment.

  • Participate in laboratory meetings and contribute to strategic planning.

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Qualifications and Competencies

  • A bachelor's degree in laboratory science or a related field.

  • A Master's degree in a related field is preferred.


  • Three (3) years of working molecular microbiology experience and knowledge of genomics, population genetics, data science, and computational biology (hands-on experience with basic bioinformatics tools/software).

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How to Apply

Al suitable qualified and interested individuals should submit sealed applications accompanied with certified copies of their academic documents, detailed Curriculum Vite with telephone and e-mail contacts, Recent Passport size, and National ID should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, P.O.BOX 7272, Plot 6 Lourdel Road, Wandegeya, Kampala. Applications should be delivered to the Ministry of Health Headquarters Security Registry in room No.A.102

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