Job Title: MicrobiologistJob Announcement Number: NIH-NIAID-MP-13-841864
Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: National Institutes of Health
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/ Per Year
Friday, February 15, 2013 to
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
Agency Employees Only
1 vacancy in the following location:
Montgomery County, MD United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
Current permanent Title 5 National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases employees and individuals under CTAP only
The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview.
This position is located in the Emerging Respiratory Viruses Section (ERVS) of the Laboratory of Infectious Diseases (LID), Division of Intramural Research (DIR), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).
- Time in grade met within 30 days of closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
DUTIES:Back to top
As a Microbiologist you will serve as a senior research assistant in support of the research activities of the laboratory. Additionally, you will perform the following duties and functions:
- Independently plan, develop, implement, and manage all assigned experiments and protocols.
- Evaluate progress of experiments to ensure that they are proceeding as planned.
- Develop new methods for and collect, analyze, organize and record experimental data appropriate for publication and future references by others.
- Manage the day-to-day operation of the laboratory, including coordinating activities of diverse laboratory research projects and personnel, and ensuring availability of equipment and supplies.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
In order to meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must possess and describe the following:
A) Degree: microbiology; or biology, chemistry, or basic medical science that included at least 20 semester hours in microbiology and other subjects related to the study of microorganisms, and 20 semester hours in the physical and mathematical sciences combining course work in organic chemistry or biochemistry, physics, and college algebra, or their equivalent.
B) Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major in microbiology, biology, chemistry, or basic medical science that included courses shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS- 11 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: performing veterinary microbiological diagnostic services in a reference laboratory serving other laboratories; preparing standards of identity, strength, quality and purity, as well as test methods to be used, for antibiotic drugs; conducting non-standard tests and assays of antibiotics; and participating with higher grade microbiologists in the inspection of antibiotic production facilities.
This position has an education requirement. You must submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package; however, official transcripts will be required prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education . If you are currently or were previously in this occupation series you do not need to submit transcripts. Instead, submit an SF-50 showing the appointment in this occupational series.
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: