Microbiologist

FHI 360, an international NGO, requests applications from the qualified individuals for working as short-term and long-term consultants for an anticipated COVID-19 Emergency Response under Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) Nepal with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in coordination with Ministry of Health Population (MoHP). The period for this assignment is from May to October 2021 with possibility of extension. These positions are subject to approval of COVID-19 Emergency Response Plan and availability of funding.

In addition to the specific qualifications and requirements outlined below in each position, prospective candidates in all positions should have ability to perform multiple tasks, and to work under pressure with additional time and efforts in emergency/crisis situation independently and proactively.

FHI 360, an international NGO, requests applications from the qualified individuals for working as short-term and long-term consultants for an anticipated COVID-19 Emergency Response under Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) Nepal with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in coordination with Ministry of Health Population (MoHP). The period for this assignment is from May to October 2021 with …

Microbiologist

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 7 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : All Province
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : May. 07, 2021 17:00 (19 hours from now)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : Not Required
Professional Skill Required : Interpersonal Communication Multitasking Time Management
Other Specification

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Master’s degree (MSc/MD) in Microbiology 
  • Expertise in nucleic acid extraction and Real Time (RT) PCR 
  • Operation of automated RNA/DNA extraction system
  • Independent handling of the microbiology laboratory
  • Good knowledge of bio risk analysis and risk assessment in the laboratory
  • Experience in implementation of laboratory quality management system in the molecular laboratory.
  • Experience in COVID-19 PCR lab would be an advantage


Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan laboratory activities for efficient and optimal service delivery
  • Engage in conducting and improvement of Laboratory process for COVID-19 diagnosis (PCR, gene expert etc.)
  • Provide training to health care workers (HCW) on COVID-19 diagnostics and result interpretation
  • Planning and designing of new or upgrading existing facilities
  • Perform COVID-19 testing and reporting
  • Support validation work related to PCR
  • Maintain documentation related to COVID-19 testing
  • Supervise medical laboratory technologists and technicians for COVID-19 testing activities 


Applying Procedure

Interested individuals are requested to send a cover letter, updated CV with proposed daily rates and list of two references by May 7, 2021 to [email protected] 

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