Where can science laboratory technology work in Nigeria? Where can a science lab technician or technologist work in Nigeria? Science laboratory Technology jobs in Nigeria

JOB DESCRIPTION OF A SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST

As a graduate of science laboratory technology you are involved in carrying out or performing a variety of laboratory based investigation in biological, chemical, physical and life science areas. These investigation include sampling, testing, measuring and analyzing scientific results.

Provide technical support to ensure the laboratory runs smoothly and also assist in the advancement and development of modern medicine and science.

Where can science laboratory technology work in Nigeria?
Where can science laboratory technology work in Nigeria?

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF A SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNICIAN

* Conducting and supporting scientific investigation and experiment.

* Planning setting up and undertaking control experiment and trials.

* Recording and analyzing data.

* Demonstrating procedures.

* Collecting, preparing and testing samples. It could be water, food, blood, urine etc depending on the organization of employment.

* Maintaining, calibrating, cleaning and testing sterility of equipments

* Keeping up to date with relevant scientific and technical development.

Where can science laboratory technology work in Nigeria?

A science lab technician can work in both the public and the private sector of any economy and some SLT graduates are self employed with their own labs and private practices. I am going to list out companies and institutions that can employ science lab technicians in Nigeria.

EMPLOYERS OF SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNICIANS IN NIGERIA

* Environmental Agencies.

* Specialist research organization and consultancies

* Hospitals and clinics

* Utility companies.

* Food manufacturing companies.

* Pharmaceutical and chemical companies.

* Large public limited companies and industries such as cosmetic, metals, oil, textile and plastic making industries.

* Pharmaceuticals companies

*Educational institutions: lecturers in universities and polytechnics and even colleges of education

*Food industries,

* Oil companies,

* Nigerian Breweries,

*Petrochemical industries,

*Agro-based industries,

*Cosmetics industries,

*Quality control officers in different companies, Some others include water industry, pharmacology research labs, Physiology research labs etc

Please note that this list is not exhaustive as science laboratory technology is still an emerging course or profession in Nigeria

This article is the intellectual property of www.nimedhealth.com.ng and was written by IYEH JUDITH CHIKADIBIA

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  1. Comment: i red science laboratory technology(SIT), at national diploma and Biochemistry option at higher national diploma, after eight years i’m yet to get jod. Please help me!

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