Vacancy Details

Research Specialist

Research Specialist

Client Description:

A medical center that focus on the speciality care of women and children


Research Specialist

Term Status/Duration:



Doha, Qatar



Job Description

The Research Specialist II executes laboratory experiments for various research projects of the Division of Pathology Sciences. Assignments may require investigation of a number of variables and complex features. Working with general supervision, the role is required to exercise judgement in making technical decisions related to delegated tasks.. The incumbent observes and maintains a high standard of laboratory health, safety and risk procedures; and works to departmental Standard Operating Procedures/ protocols and current professional standards.


  • Collect environmental samples for molecular and microbiology testing
  • Performs a wide range of laboratory procedures including, but not limited to, bacteriological culture, DNA, RNA extraction and quantification from clinical and environmental samples, standard and quantitative PCR, and conventional and next-generation sequencing
  • Analyze data, record and report back results to the investigator and participate in discussion to rectify areas of concern or to implement new ideas
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the laboratory including work surfaces, biosafety hoods and equipment according to the standard operating procedures
  • Maintains storage of clinical and environmental specimens, nucleic acid extracts and reference and control materials
  • Maintains co-ordination and co-operation with the clinical laboratory through regular communication with other Technologists and senior staff
  • Responsible for ensuring adequate stocks of reagents and consumables for assigned research projects
  • Takes responsibility for the maintenance and safe use of equipment within the section
  • Ensures policies and procedures for the sections are adhered to
  • Participates in the training (theoretical and practical) of technical staff in methodologies, principles and procedures by way of tutorials, presentations and seminars

Skills and Experience:

  • 3+ years' experience in a research/clinical laboratory environment
  • Knowledge and experience in basic microbiology techniques
  • Knowledge and experience in molecular biology techniques such as DNA/RNA extraction and quantification, end point PCR, real-time PCR, gel electrophoresis, Sanger sequencing
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biological/Biomedical Sciences

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