Project Assistant / Entomology Laboratory Technician, Uganda
Participate in the planning processes of entomology monitoring activities and sample processing at the Vector Control Division (VCD), Ministry of Health laboratory.
Confirm the morphological identification of Anopheles mosquitoes collected in the field.
Conduct polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to determine Anopheles gambiae s.l. sibling species (An. gambiae s.s., An. arabiensis, An. coluzzii).
Conduct polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to determine Anopheles funestus s.l. sibling species.
Bachelor's Degree in Laboratory Technology, Medical Entomology, Biology, or another relevant field is required.
A minimum of 3 years of progressive experience performing entomological laboratory work with hands on experience on PCR and ELISA.
Excellent computer skills, computer software programs, including MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint.