JOB NO.: 90363-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 90363-AS
Working Title: Microbiologist
Official Title: MICROBIOLOGIST(S80DN)
Hiring Department: A527000-WI STATE LAB OF HYGIENE/CDD/MICROBIOLOGY
Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 15, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Advertised Salary: Minimum $48,333 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization: BS Medical Microbiology, Medical Technology, Bacteriology. Ability to meet CLIA Laboratory Testing Personnel Standards required.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Minimum of three (3) working in a Microbiology laboratory.
License or certificate: Ability to pass Select Agent Certification required. Ability to pass a visual color screening test required.
Position Summary: This position is in the Communicable Disease Division (CDD) of the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH). The employee in this position functions as one of a team of microbiologists and lab technicians in the Bacteriology Laboratory under limited supervision. Duties of the position include, but are not limited to, independently performing manipulation of patient and reference samples, entering specimen data and communications into the CDD Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), generating worksheets, laboratory reports and performing other routine laboratory activities. This position participates in ongoing quality improvement/quality assurance activities and the instruction of laboratorians, students and medical personnel in laboratory procedures. This position also participates in new method development, costing, evaluation and validation as needed. Primary work hours are 7:45 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday. Rotational weekend, holiday and emergency response work is also required.
Additional Information: A successful visual color screening test is required prior to an offer of employment. This position requires travel as needed, and applicants must have experience delivering lectures/presentations. Applicants must be available for on-call public health emergencies, weekends and holidays. Applicant must meet Select Agent Registration requirements.
Contact: Kelsey Gordon
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )
Instructions to applicants: To apply for this job, please upload a resume and cover letter (including title and Vacancy ID#). If you have questions, you may email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Kelsey Gordon, 608-262-5594.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: 12 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 10 May 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time