Laboratory Technologist Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Aga Khan University

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

Minimum Qualification: Diploma
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

The Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, not for profit, International University first established in 1983, with 11 teaching sites in eight countries. The Medical College in East Africa is part of a visionary plan to create a comprehensive university in East Africa with a health sciences regional hub in Nairobi and campuses in Dar es Salaam and Kampala.

The PRECISE (Pregnancy Care Integrating Translational Science. Everywhere) study is a multisite (Kenya. Mozambique and The Gambia) observational study established by the PRECISE Network, a new and broadly-based group of research scientists and health advocates mainly based in the UK and Africa. In Kenya, the study will be led by the Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health (CoEWCH) (EA) of the AKU in collaboration with the Kilifi County Department of Health services and the International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH). Kenya. These positions will be based primarily at field sites in Kilifi County (Mariakani and Rabai health facilities and Kaloleni and Rabai sub-counties) with affiliation to the AKU, Mombasa Research Office.


The laboratory technologist will oversee the sample collection, processing, analysis, temporary storage, transport and long term storage for PRECISE study. He will also oversee the data collection related to sample handling and contribute to supervision of research and health facility staff in their roles related to sample handling.

To Apply

Please send your curriculum vitae; copies of academic qualifications; and copies of professional certificates to the Manager, Recruitment, Aga Khan University Hospital not later than 1st July, 2018