Requisition #: L104
Position Title: Molecular Biologist/Microbiologist
Location: Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Clearance Level Needed : Must be a U.S. Citizenship or Green Card Holder. Individual selected will be subject to a government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information.
This position will be responsible for performing non-research molecular testing to rapidly identify and characterize potential pathogenic bacterial and viral threat agents. Ensures incoming biological samples are processed and triaged maintaining chain of custody. Performs and interprets a variety of specialized tests and strains, detection, and identification of pathogenic microorganisms. Prepares written and oral reports, answer questions, troubleshoot and make recommendations to the supervisor for inclusion in comprehensive reports on test findings. Maintains and operates equipment including performing calibrations, adjustments, and to operate equipment and instruments properly and in a safe manner. Participates in cross training related to bioterrorism and other public health emergencies. Additionally, will be responsible for maintaining knowledge and skills related to position and program and to carry out all procedures in accordance to proper handling and storage of various biological materials. Individual must be available 24/7/365 to respond in case of emergency.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in microbiology, molecular biology, or related course work in biological sciences, and REQUIRES at least one year of postgraduate laboratory bench experience, utilizing polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology, aseptic techniques, and biological assays.
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