The Unit is an internationally recognised centre of excellence with dominant research themes in the areas of HIV and emerging infections, vaccines and immunity, and chronic diseases and cancer. Through a multidisciplinary approach, intersecting basic science, epidemiological research, social-behavioural research and the conduct of new intervention evaluation studies, the Unit contributes knowledge on changing epidemics and diseases, the evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention and the development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide. Following the signing of strategic transfer agreements between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Medical Research Council (MRC UK), the Unit formally joined LSHTM on 1st February 2018. The exciting new partnership will boost research capacity into current and emerging health issues in Africa and throughout the world. The Unit is based at the UVRI Entebbe campus with established outposts in Kalungu, Masaka, Wakiso and Kampala Districts. The Unit is now seeking an enthusiastic and experienced individual to fill the following position:
Laboratory Technologist (01 Position)
Position Code: LT- IAVIK-1119
Reports to: Scientist
Contract Duration: 8 months, renewable based on availability of funds
To conduct laboratory assays and experiments, make detailed observations and analyze complex data in a timely manner.
Roles & Responsibilities
Fill an online form accordingly by following the link below and there after submit your application documents to the e-mail below:
Filling the form more than once will lead to automatic disqualification. High level of integrity while filling the form is
required and will be considered during shortlisting.
Please email your application to
Applications should include academic documents, a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable
professional references. Combine all application documentation into one PDF document.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
The Unit reserves the right to verify documents attached with the relevant awarding institutions to authenticate their
This position is open to Ugandan nationals only.
NB: Please quote the following position code in the subject line of the email:
Strictly follow the application procedure as failure to do so will lead to automatic disqualification of your application.
The applications should be addressed to:
The Human Resource and Administration Manager
MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit
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