Starke Ayres: Pathology Intern

Client Starke Ayres
Reference # Starke Ayres: Pathology Intern
Published 13/04/2017
Contract Type Contract
12 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
The above temporary position has become available in our Research Department. This role will primarily focus on assisting with routine laboratory tasks in the Pathology Laboratory
Job Functions Data Capturing,Intern,Research
Industries Agriculture,Environmental / Horticulture / Agriculture,Research,Science & Technology
Specification
•Planting and maintaining plants destined for screening trials.
•Collect and test plant / seed samples for pathogens.
•Seed sample preparation for testing.
•Media and buffer preparation.
•Culture maintenance and inoculum production.
•Inoculation and disease evaluation of various types of pathogens on a variety of plants.
•Take inventory and order laboratory supplies and reagents.
•Conduct general housekeeping chores on a daily basis.
•Wash/sanitize equipment used.
Requirements
•National Diploma in Microbiology
•Basic understanding of Plant Pathology test procedures
•Computer skills (MS word, Excel, Internet, E-Mail, Outlook)
•Well developed understanding of laboratory processes and equipment
Job Closing Date 30/04/2017
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