Friday , December 9 2022

UCT Vacancies – Research Assistant

Website University of Cape Town

Job Description:

The CMR is looking to appoint a research assistant. This is a laboratory-based position; however, you may be required to participate in plant survey work on our research sponsors’ sites.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The availability and supply of clean equipment, the orderly storage of laboratory chemicals/reagents and the weekly handling and disposal of solid and liquid waste
  • Performance of laboratory duties independently and accurately.
  • These include test work in our main areas of research which may involve sample preparation, milling, flotation, classification, assay preparation and analysis
  • General laboratory housekeeping and the maintenance of a high standard of safety and order in the CMR laboratories.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong statistical background
  • Experience with processing/analysis of Next generation sequencing data
  • Experience in at least one programming language (Python, R, etc…)
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Experience running programs/scripts using a Linux command line interface

Job Details:

Company: University of Cape Town

Job Category: Education

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: George, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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