Vacancy for Medical Laboratory Technologist – University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, Korle-Bu

ORGANIZATION: University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana.

JOB TITLE: Medical Laboratory Technologist

CONTRACT TYPE: Short-term fixed contract (12 months duration)

LOCATION: The University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS) in collaboration with the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill is conducting a study to exhaustively document the course and outcomes of labour, delivery, and the immediate postpartum period in settings where the occurrence of adverse birth outcomes is high.

Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, this position is overall responsible for specimen collection, processing, testing, storage, bio repository and data capture in accordance with Laboratory standards and study protocols.

Additional responsibilities may be delegated at any time as deemed necessary by the Laboratory Manager in liaison with Principal and Co-Investigators for the successful implementation and functioning of the LABOUR study in Ghana.


  • Diploma in Biomedical Sciences, recognized equivalent or higher
  • Active license from the Allied Health Professions Council
  • Proficient in Microsoft Programs
  • Two years of relevant work experience (preferred)


  • Acquire and maintain an in-depth knowledge of the lab SOPs.
  • Complete and pass GCLP and Human subject Protection and IATA (if applicable) trainings.
  • Complete all required Laboratory trainings as well as respective study trainings and regularly attend Lab meetings.
  • Pass all competency assessments.


  • Submit application letter and current CV to the School Administrator, UGMS in person or via email to
  • Deadline for application is the 18th March 2020