PATH Entomology Internship Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs

PATH Entomology Internship Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs. PATH Zambia looking for “Entomology Internship”. Applicants with A Degree in medical entomology may apply on or before 02 July 2022.

PATH Entomology Internship Jobs 2022

The PATH has published a job vacancy announcement on 21 June 2022 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Entomology Internship to be based in Kaoma, Zambia.

Recruiter Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH)
Position Entomology Internship
Location Kaoma, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Degree in medical entomology
Experience Required Experience on entomological surveillance
Application Deadline 02 July 2022

PATH Job Vacancy 2022

Benefit to Intern

At the end of the internship, an intern is expected to gain vast field and laboratory experience:

  • Acquire deeper understanding on how to collect Anopheles mosquitoes using different methods.
  • Gain competence on parity determination, topical assay using dinotefuran and WHO bioassay using clothianidin.
  • Able to conduct morphological identification of primary and secondary malaria vectors of western Zambia.

Proposed activities

The intern will work closely with entomology manager and laboratory staff to undertake the following entomological activities:

Mass Rearing of Anopheles mosquito samples for insecticide resistance testing at Kaoma field station insectary in Western Province

Ensure that mosquito samples are well maintained at standard conditions in the insectary and tracking daily reading.

  • Maintenance and mass rearing of Anopheles gambiae s.l and Anopheles funestus s.l field strains up to 2-5 days old for susceptibility testing.
  • Ensuring that standard operating procedures (SOPs) are followed during the testing of mosquitoes for insecticide resistance at the field station.
  • Perform and document monthly susceptibility testing of field collected mosquitoes to different tests and insecticides at the field station.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Degree in medical entomology or related field.
  • Experience on entomological surveillance.
  • Experience with insectary management.
  • Ability to clean, manage and analyze entomological data using statistical packages such as R.
  • Easy adaptation to stay and work in rural settings with cultural diversity, throughout the internship period.
  • An excellent team player and result oriented individual.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply PATH Entomology Internship Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to this link Click Here

The Closing Date: 02 July 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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About Us!

PATH is an international, nonprofit global health organization based in Seattle, with 1,600 employees in more than 70+ offices around the world. Its president and CEO is Nikolaj Gilbert, who is also the Managing Director and CEO of Foundations for Appropriate Technologies in Health, PATH’s Swiss subsidiary.