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Position Details: Laboratory Technician

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Openings: 1

Description:

Laboratory Technician

ADNOC Schools are seeking a high performing Laboratory Technician for Immediate Joining 

The successful applicants must be under sponsorship and will be offered a term time only contract.

ADNOC Schools are a Massachusetts State Curriculum schools in Abu Dhabi and Western Region, which is the most highly regarded and successful public school curriculum in the United States.

The Massachusetts Curriculum draws on a rich history of academic excellence and rigor, and has historically benefited from proximity to and interaction with higher education institutions such as Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Graduates of ADNOC Schools will receive the American High School Diploma, which is the standard qualification for entry into colleges and US universities.

Under supervision of a faculty member, the Laboratory Technician set up lab experiments and participates in the installation of equipment for specific classes or laboratory research projects within a physical science or artistic discipline. Duties may include preparing samples or chemical solutions, cleaning up after labs or studio sessions, assisting students in their lab or studio activities and instructing them in the use of specialized scientific or artistic equipment. Duties may also include the operation and maintenance of specialized scientific or artistic or engineering equipment as appropriate to the specific position.  May perform miscellaneous administrative duties.

BACKGROUND:

The Laboratory Technician typically are responsible for up to 7 three-hour laboratory or classroom sessions per week throughout the semester.  There are approximately 20 students in each laboratory or classroom session.

The Laboratory Technician are directly responsible for fixed assets of approximately Dh 2 million.  In addition, he/she is responsible for an annual expenditure for consumables that will vary depending on the program.  

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Prepare samples or chemical solutions and equipment for use in lab experiments or classroom exercises.
  • Set up equipment for use in science and/or art classes; ensure proper operation of equipment, make repairs, and report major deficiencies to supervisor.
  • Assist students in lab experiments or classroom exercises; provide instruction to students on the use of laboratory and artistic equipment.  Depending on the specific position, this may include specialized scientific or artistic equipment requiring a detailed knowledge of the area of specialty.
  • Maintain inventories of supplies and equipment. Carry out the procurement process (ordering, technical evaluation and receiving) of supplies and equipment.
  • Apply safety, health and environmental procedures in work and in guiding students during laboratory sessions.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates degree in science as a minimum, Bachelors degree in Science/Laboratory
  • Prior experience as Laboratory Techniciant is preferred
  • Computer literate required, working knowledge and experience with word processing, spreadsheet and data base programs
  • Fluent in English both written and spoken

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