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    Summary

    The incumbent for this position performs biological science work in various scientific and public health areas.

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    Responsibilities

    • Perform and interpret a variety of molecular diagnostic tests to identify or determine the presence of microorganisms in tissues.
    • Prepare reports on scientific investigations, studies and projects.
    • Interpret data for publication in scientific journals or other formats.
    • Prepare and deliver written and oral reports to a variety of individuals and groups in both informal and formal settings.
    • Ensure that incoming specimens are processed and triaged maintaining ?chain of custody.?
    • Perform various biological scientific work that may include vaccine studies and bacterial diseases such as: Bordetella pertussis, Neisseria meningitidis, Streptococcus pneumoniae and Bacillus anthracis.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 5% Domestic and 5% International travel may be expected for this position

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

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