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​​BIOCHEMIST 

JOB REF: RMQ1011

HOSPITAL: LA LUCIA HEALTHCARE

LOCATION: LA LUCIA, UMHLANGA

JOB TYPE: PERMANENT POST

WORKING HOURS: 40 HOURS

TIME CONDITIONS: DAYSHIFT

SALARY: R21,000 - R37,000

CLOSING DATE: 10 JUNE 2024

Biochemist: Job Terms
Biochemist: Biochemist

BIOCHEMIST JOB DESCRIPTION
We are looking for a driven, knowledgeable biochemist to assist our team in research and experiments in an effort to better understand how chemical processes affect life forms. The biochemist will design and execute experiments, record and analyze data, and present or make recommendations based on findings. They may also supervise a team of researchers or assistants, design facilities or equipment, and work with software applications to compile and analyze information. You should have excellent communication skills and a strong understanding of scientific concepts, laboratory tools, and data recording.


To succeed as a biochemist, you should be detail-oriented and focused. You should be collaborative, organized, thorough, and willing to comply with all quality and safety controls.


BIOCHEMIST RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Collaborating with other department members to design and conduct experiments and record findings.
•    Studying the functions, chemical processes, and composition of living organisms.
•    Writing scholarly articles about findings and proposals to raise funds for research efforts.
•    Designing and building equipment or facilities to use for experiments or research.
•    Preparing and refining chemical compounds for public or medical use.
•    Presenting findings to students, colleagues, or leadership.
•    Solving complex problems with materials, technology, or processes to improve the overall quality of work or achieve the desired outcome.
•    Hiring, training, motivating, and coaching staff members and colleagues.


BIOCHEMIST REQUIREMENTS:
•    Bachelor’s in biology, chemistry, or related field.
•    More education, experience, or specialization may be preferred.
•    Familiarity with laboratory testing, data recording practices, and safety procedures.
•    Strong understanding of scientific concepts and biological processes.
•    Ability to train, motivate, coach, and lead a team of other researchers and research assistants.
•    Excellent problem solving, verbal and written communication, project and resource management, and computer skills.
•    High level of accuracy and attention to detail, especially when multitasking.
•    Ability to analyze data, draw conclusions, and present findings to laypersons.
•    Willingness to comply with all safety and quality controls.


Interested applicant who meet the requirements can submit application of employment below. Applicants will be conducted shortly, Should you not be contacted in 14 days of your application, Please consider your application unsuccessful and thank you for your interest in our healthcare group.

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