Location: Miami, Florida
Posted: January 21, 2017
Reference ID: 670771830
A Biological Scientist job in Miami, FL is now available through Adecco Medical and Science. Primary responsibility of this position is performing non-research molecular testing to rapidly identify and characterize potential pathogenic bacterial and viral threat agents. The ideal candidate must have more than one year of real-time PCR experience. Rotating weekends and some holidays are required.
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, answers questions, troubleshoot and makes 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.
Must be available 24/7/365 to respond in case of emergency.
Master's degree or Ph.D. from an accredited university in microbiology, molecular biology or related course work in biological sciences, and REQUIRES more than one year of recent post-graduate laboratory bench experience to include frequent and regular utilization of real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology, aseptic techniques and biological assays, and at least one year of experience serving as a Senior Scientist or Team Leader of a laboratory team/project.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university requires four years of laboratory bench experience, including at least one year of experience as a Team Leader/Senior Scientist (total of four years' experience).
BSL-3 experience is desirable.
Must have more than one year of experience with real-time PCR
If you are interested in this Biological Scientist job in Miami, FL then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Adecco Medical & Science please go to www.adeccousa.com. If you have questions about this position or would like more information please contact Kim Jewett at 315-385-4170 or by email at Kimberly.Jewett@adeccona.com
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