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    Summary

    The incumbent will serve as the Microbial Pathogenesis and Immune Response team lead providing scientific guidance on routine as well as complex and specialized immunology techniques; adopting and developing new techniques for use in the laboratory; serving as surge capacity for public health response.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Microbiologist (Immunology) you will:

    • Perform and supervise a wide variety of both routine and complex microbiology techniques including immunobiology and diagnosis (e.g. ELISA, Luminex assay); cellular assays (e.g. neutralization assay etc.); high throughput automation and data analysis.
    • Lead MPIR surge capacity building to support public health laboratory response during national and global public health emergencies.
    • Establish procedures to be used in this section for specimen collection, specimen processing, quality control, results recording and reporting, data accuracy and management, other administrative tasks and safety to comply with the ISO17025 Accreditation Standards.
    • Conduct applied research and clinical investigations in microbiology which require a broad professional knowledge of microbiology, immunology and data science.
    • Design, initiate, conduct, direct and lead basic and applied research studies.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel 5% domestic for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0403 Microbiology

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