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    Summary

    The purpose of this position is to serve as a Microbiologist performing specified portions of scientific work involving studies of the characteristics and life processes of microorganisms, their interrelationships with other living forms, and their reactions to the environment.

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    Responsibilities

    • Perform Microbiological science work or support work in various scientific and public health areas associated with biological agents.
    • Calibrate and operate laboratory instruments that are necessary to independently perform tests, analyses and other procedures in conducting experiments and studies.
    • Perform various techniques to rapidly identify and characterize microbiological agents that cause a number of diseases.
    • Identify methods and procedures to collect data, and conducts experiments and studies, making adjustments in methods and procedures as appropriate during the course of the studies or experiments.
    • Prepare reports on scientific investigations, studies and projects.
    • Acquire and organize materials and information to carry out study procedures for assigned projects.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • Job family (Series)

    0403 Microbiology

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