Current Jobs At USP Ghana 2019

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16 May, 2019

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Technical Recruitment in Ghana

The Associate Scientist will perform testing of medicines and foods using compendia, physico-chemical and microbiology procedures and other validated procedures; and will also assist with hands-on laboratory training, and other training activities, as needed.

Job Description

Job Title: Associate Scientist 

  • The Associate Scientist may execute 90-100% of their work at the bench.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Performs routine chemical analyses to determine the identity, content, purity, and release rates of medicine samples and microbiological testing.
  • Analyses data from tests, critically reviews results and brings any unexpected findings immediately to the attention of supervisor
  • Generates and reports scientifically sound, reproducible, and accurate data
  • Records experimental data, ensuring clear and accurate transcription of results and calculations
  • Takes personal ownership of work assigned
  • Executes all testing and analysis of data with excellence and minimal errors
  • Has excellent understanding of the use of compendia such as USP, BP, Ph.Eur, and Ph. Int.
  • Receives samples for testing, including verification of quantities and item description, log-in into database and proper storage of samples
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Experience in compendial, manufacturing and/or regulatory laboratories, QMS environment such as ISO/IEC 17025 accredited and/or WHO prequalified laboratory and exposure to laboratory software such as NuGenesis, Empower, Chemstation, MetricStream etc.
  • They must have good communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written.
  • Takes personal responsibility to ensure work is delivered on time and is of the highest possible quality.
  • Skill to anticipate, troubleshoot, and solve technical problems.
  • Having experience in the evaluation of chemical reference standards is an added advantage

How to Apply

Interested persons should send their CVs and Cover letters to [email protected]

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