Closing Date: 21 November 2014

Duration: 12 Months

The National Zoological Gardens of South Africa is looking for a well-qualified, experiences, hard-working, enthusoastic and motivated person to be appointed as :

Post Description

  • The applicant will be responsible for providing assistance to scientists, students and studentships in the implementation of specified research projects.
  • Assisting in the generation of sequence and microsatellite data.
  • Assist in general activities for core projects and services rendered.
  • Assist in laboratory management (inventory and equipment maintenance)
  • Sample management.
  • Conducting routine laboratory techniques (DNA isolation, polymerase chain reaction processes PCR, agarose gel electrophoresis)

Minimum Requirements

  • The incumbent must be a final year National Diploma Biotechnology / Btech Biotechnology or related qualification
  • Basic computer literacy

Key Competencies

  • Good command of English (written and spoken)
  • Aptitude for science and technology

How To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to send applications (with a cover letter, full CV and qualifications) to be forwarded to the addresses below. Short-listed candidates who are invited for the interview will be expected to demonstrate proof of the above .

Enquiries can be directed to Human Resource on 012 339 2700 . A full academic transcript showing all marks must be included in your application.

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Applications should be forwarded to: HR PRACTITIONER: TALENT MANAGEMENT

P.O Box 754 PRETORIA, 0001

Email: [email protected]