Laboratory Attendant in Lagos, Nigeria

Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • liaising with academic staff to discuss timetables, equipment requirements and work plans;
  • running trials of experiments prior to classes and then demonstrating techniques for experiments;
  • preparing equipment and chemicals before lessons - from test tubes to state-of-the-art microscopes;
  • maintaining and repairing equipment and laboratory apparatus;
  • record keeping, e.g. for students' practical sessions, tracking methods, results, etc;
  • ensuring that equipment is properly cleaned and that chemicals, drugs and other materials are appropriately stored;
  • cataloguing recordings and making them available when requested (if the department houses audiovisual resources);
  • supporting the work of teachers in classes and laboratory sessions and giving technical advice to staff and students;
  • working with individual students and supporting them on research projects;
  • managing the stock control of chemicals and equipment;
  • contributing to high-level research, if working at university level;
  • ensuring that all health and safety procedures are understood and followed correctly;
  • coordinating work in the laboratory to ensure efficient use is made of expensive pieces of equipment.
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