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Lab Specialist Anatomy and Physiology

Abu Dhabi (AE)
Closing date
25 Oct 2023

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Academic Discipline
Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health
Job Type
Professional Services
Contract Type
Full Time


Maintain and prepare the laboratory for teachers and learners experiments and use. Prepare equipment and safety instructions to ensure the smooth running of practical classes, and offering help and advice to learners when necessary. Develop course-related laboratories under the direction of the appropriate teaching academic.



Qualification(s): Master Degree in Anatomy and Physiology field with high GPA

PharmD certificate

Experience Required:1 - 5 year experience in a reputable institute

Industrial experience for technical subjects preferred

Skills Required: General laboratory operations

Laboratory management

Health and Safety Standards, Practices

Research experience – preferred

Creative achievement and professional contribution

Operation and maintenance equipment

Problem solving

Language: English: Fluency oral and written

Arabic: An advantage


Comply with EHS Policies, Programs and Procedures as per IAT/ADVETI EHSMS-General Framework and take responsibility for any aspect of EHS that they are involved in

Manages day-to-day operations of all teaching laboratories, including equipment preparation and maintenance, safety standards/training compliance

Prepare and set up practical apparatus and lab required material as requested by teaching staff and pack away afterwards

Prepare and oversee equipment scheduled for use during laboratory teaching sessions

Repair apparatus where appropriate

Perform technical duties related to the laboratory activities

Assist with preparation and/or lab cleanup for lecture demonstrations as appropriate

Ensure with teaching staff labs are left in a safe and tidy state at the end of the day

Oversee the collection and disposal of waste materials according to regulations

Report any damage in the labs to the Science Lead Teacher

Report any unsafe work conditions or practice to supervisor

Order items as indicated by academic staff and ensure stocks of consumable items are kept at a good level

Keep the departmental inventory updated & a record of items borrowed by individuals or departments

Carry out a general stock take once a year

Participate and contribute to the Laboratory achievement and goals through other related duties

Assist in the creation of a culture of safety and environmental protection by performing work safely

Keep the needs of learners at the center of all professional planning and decision-making

Pursue further training and professional development as appropriate

Demonstrate care and use of equipment, according to health and safety standards and practices, to teaching staff and students

Ensure that all equipment and operations are audited to ensure highest levels of adherence to health and safety protocols

Support teaching staff in the development and implementation of teaching modules and projects

Train teaching staff and students in application and use of new equipment

Coordinate with entity administration to determine equipment/consumables purchase priorities based on budget allowance, condition of existing equipment, and scheduled laboratory activities

Implement any changes to the lab facilities necessary to improve science lab experiment

Uphold the code of conduct and all policies



Innovation in Teaching and Learning Initiatives, with a positive “can do” attitude and willingness to promote life-long learning across IAT

Well versed in the learning paradigm and project based learning

Strong written and verbal communication skills good interpersonal skills

Ability to work with diverse groups of people

Understanding of technologies that support educational development and current with technology developments

Can work under pressure

Value a strong work ethic and exhibit integrity

Possess strong analytical and information organizational skills

A logical and methodical documenter

Keeps up to date with current trends by reading manuals, technical reports, periodicals etc

Flexible and responsive to situations

High level customer service skills with external and internal customers

Management of time and priority setting

Problem identification and solution

Thinking clearly and analytically

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