Se busca técnico de laboratorio en el Cheetah Conservation Fund (Namibia) ~

16 de agosto de 2021

Se busca técnico de laboratorio en el Cheetah Conservation Fund (Namibia)

Oferta compartida por Nuria

The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF), Namibia, is currently looking for a highly motivated individual to join its genetics laboratory staff in the position of Laboratory Technician.

The specific title and remuneration are dependent on the applicant's level of experience. The successful applicant should have a Master's degree in a relevant field of research or a minimum of 3 years of professional experience. The position is available immediately, with expected start date in or as close as possible to September 2021. Namibian residency is preferred. Applicants should send their CV, letter of motivation, and contact details of 3 references to

The successful candidate should have a strong background in best laboratory practices in molecular biology/genetics, and have excellent organizational and communication skills. His/her main responsibilities will include ensuring accuracy of microsatellite genotypes produced in the laboratory and supervision of interns and students, ensuring that good laboratory practices and protocols are followed. Other responsibilities will be curation of databases, development of laboratory services, writing of permit applications and reports, and keeping the laboratory adequately stocked at all times. Prior experience in these particular tasks is not required; however, willingness to learn and attention to
detail are essential, and prior experience with microsatellite genotyping (ideally di-nucleotides) would be appreciated. This position will also provide opportunities for direct participation in research projects as time permits.

The genetics laboratory is located at the CCF research centre, about 40 km east of Otjiwarongo, Namibia. Staff members live on CCF property and housing is provided. Further information regarding CCF and its mission to conserve cheetahs in the wild may be found at

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