Bio-Chemist in Lagos, Nigeria

at MegaStar Consult

Hospital & Health Care
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Clinical biochemists are responsible for testing patient samples and interpreting the results for medical staff. They work as part of a hospital medical team that is responsible for investigating and diagnosing patient illnesses.


Most of their time is spent in the laboratory analysing specimens of blood, tissues or urine using computer-aided and automated testing procedures. Other responsibilities include:

  • designing experiments to test theories about how chemicals function in the body
  • investigating abnormal biochemical conditions
  • analysing chemicals in the body, using techniques such as gel electrophoresis and amino acid assay
  • working closely with other scientists including chemists, pharmacologists and toxicologists
  • keeping up to date with scientific literature connected with their work
  • writing reports of findings
  • applying for funding
  • presenting findings at biochemistry meetings

Some evening and on-call work will be necessary. Part-time work is an option.


Interested candidates must have a minimum of Hnd/Bsc. in Bio-Chemistry from a reputable higher institution.

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