Al Shaqab Equine Veterinary Medical Center is seeking applicants for a full-time position as Equine Laboratory Technician
The Equine Laboratory Technician will be responsible to support clinical pathology (serum protein electrophoresis, hematology, urinalysis and cytology) and microbiology, mycology services to samples admitted to EVMC Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. Task are not limited to:
Perform routine veterinary laboratory testing under the directions of the laboratory Head.
Collect, evaluate and prepare biological samples for laboratory testing to support diagnosis of clinical conditions in the horses registered with Al Shaqab EVMC.
Perform laboratory tests on blood, urine, swab samples, fecal samples, biopsies and other biological fluids for the identification of bacteria and fungi that cause common diseases in horses and to perform antibiotic sensitivity tests.
Conduct laboratory tests on blood, urine and other biological fluids for biochemistry, serum protein electrophoresis, total and differential counts and urinalysis.
Familiar with microbiology sample collection and transport, selection and use of different culture media, preparation of slides, various staining methods
Familiar with optimum incubation condition for growing different type of bacteria and fungi, skills in manual and automatic methods of the identification of bacteria and fungi and skills of using various methods of antibiotic sensitivity test for the isolated bacteria or fungi.
Perform and monitor laboratory work ensuring compliance with standards that Al Shaqab EVMC set out.
Set up, run, calibrate the laboratory equipment, set up the assay, produce and report acceptable lab results and able to create inventories and record keeping.
Maintain the laboratory equipment in optimum working conditions, clean and sterilize the laboratory section and the equipment used in the line of duty.
Enlist, forecast and maintain the laboratory supplies stock.
Assist in conducting research approved by Al Shaqab EVMC research committee, analyzing laboratory result data using simple statistics techniques.
Attend to and supervise interns, externs, visiting veterinarians and veterinary students.
Mange documentations, reports and related records using available computing technology. Produce required documentations in a timely and efficient manner.
Qualifications and experience:
The successful candidate should hold a certified degree in Veterinary Technology or diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology. A Bachelor of Science in Medical Biotechnology or Veterinary Microbiology is favorable. He/She is required to have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in the field of Veterinary Clinical Pathology (Clinical biochemistry, hematology, serum protein electrophoresis, urinalysis, cytology) and 2 years work experience in a clinical laboratory, in addition to excellent communication and computer skills.
Qatar Foundation offers an attractive compensation package that includes a tax-free salary and additional benefits such as housing and transportation allowance, annual paid leave, annual airfare allowance, life and medical insurance, etc.
Applicants should submit a letter of intent, Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact details of three references to email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
About Al Shaqab - Equine Veterinary Medical Center
Qatar Foundation (QF) is a non-profit organization that supports Qatar on its journey to becoming a diversified and sustainable economy. By offering lifelong learning opportunities, fostering a culture of innovation, and empowering the local community, we are investing in Qatar’s future and contributing to a better world.
Al Shaqab represents a unique and unparalleled concept in the equine wor...ld. A member of the Qatar Foundation, the mission of Al Shaqab is to promote the highest standards in the breeding and showing of Arabian horses, as well as provide innovative educational and competitive opportunities in all of the equestrian arts.
Al Shaqab – Equine Veterinary Medical Center (EVMC) is a state of the art equine referral center located in Doha, Qatar open for all horses in the state of Qatar and the Gulf region. The hospital is equipped with a 3T MRI, CT-scan, nuclear scintigraphy and the latest technology in radiology. The hospital has 2 operating theaters, a well-equipped farrier shop, and lameness examination areas on three surfaces. Other specialized medical services at AS-EVMC include internal medicine/ neonatal ICU, theriogenology, and anesthesiology/ pain management. In addition, AS-EVMC consists of a state of the art veterinary diagnostic laboratory, including necropsy services. The center offers excellent research opportunities for clinicians that are interested in developing an independent or collaborative research program. Designated research laboratory space, equipped for cell culture, molecular biology, chemistry and endocrinology supervised by a full-time laboratory researcher will be available to assist and coordinate laboratory research activities.