InStem Labs Entomology Lab Technician Opening

Job Title: Research/Laboratory Technician with the Tata Institute of Genetics and Society, inStem labs, Bangalore, Karnataka
Key Responsibilities:
  • Mass production of mosquitoes at all stages of the life cycle. Feeding mosquito, cleaning rearing equipment.
  • Performing basic duties for quality assurance, collection and storage of mosquitoes.
  • Performing basic lab and rearing facility maintenance.
  • Document and communicate daily work activity to ensure completion.
  • Responsible for making sure safe work practices and procedure are followed at all times.
  • Properly handle and deliver mosquito specimens to laboratory.
  • Perform general laboratory quality assurance including quality control of reagents, equipment and methods.
  • Clean and sterilize laboratory equipment. Washing, sterilisation and disposal, perform quality checks and contribute to the general cleanliness and upkeep of the insectary
  • This person will report to the Insectary Manager.
Most of the work will be done indoors in lab/insectary environment with controlled temperature.
Essential Qualifications:
B.Sc in Life Sciences subjects and two years work experience in the field of entomology and mosquito handling
Work experience in mosquito rearing and handling
 Application deadline: Mar 25, 2018
Applicants are requested to email with a CV, brief write-up covering letter describing your interest and qualifications for the job.

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