Micro-Biologist Job Vacancy in UNBS

Job Title: Senior Analyst-Microbiology
(Salary Scale UNBS 5)

Reports to the Head, Micro Biology Laboratory and performs the following duties and responsibilities:- carry out none routine tests on samples received for the first time and any other complex tests; assist the Head of Division in initiating and developing appropriate lest methods and procedures; ensure UNBS and industry adopt the latest methods and technology in the specific areas of testing (Chemistry, Electrical, Materials, Microbiology or Petroleum);participate in research relevant to standards development with emphasis on standard test methods; verify and interpret test' results by subordinate staff to ensure accuracy; liaise with the Head of Division and other relevant officers in writing test repots and lest certificates; ensure proper document control of laboratory records; and participate in technical committee meetings in standards

Qualifications and other requirements:
• The successful candidates shall have a good University degree in Food Science/Food Technology, or in Biological
• Must be computer literate with skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet applications.
• Minimum of 3 years experience in a Microbiology laboratory setting at graduate level or 5 years at Technician level
• Being conversant with ISO/EC 17025 Standard and having worked in an accredited lab is an added advantage.

The successful candidate needs to be a team player, an excellent communicator with good oral communication and presentation skills
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Mode of Application;

Interested persons with the requirements may submit their applications together with attached copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identify cards and detailed CVs with mobile telephone numbers indicated, to the address below in person or by courier latest 5.00pm, 5th November 2010.

The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O Box 6329, KAMPALA,


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