Madison, WI
Aug 31, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91946-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91946-AS

Working Title: Microbiologist



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 01, 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:

Medical Technology, Microbiology, Virology, and/or Immunology College Laboratory Course Work required.
Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience required.

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 Virology & Rabies Laboratory under limited supervision. Duties of the position include, but are not limited to, performing manipulation of patient, animal and reference samples, entering specimen data and communications into the CDD Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), generating reports and worksheets and performing other routine laboratory activities. This position is responsible for working collaboratively with others to complete the laboratory testing work required to meet the deliverables of the APHL/CDC National Influenza Resource Center Contract. Testing to cover other areas of the Virology Laboratory will be completed as needed. This position participates in ongoing quality improvement /quality assurance activities and the instruction of laboratorians, students and medical personnel in laboratory procedures. Primary work hours are 7:45 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday, including weekend and holiday work on a rotational basis.

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.


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 hrstaff@slh.wisc.edu or call Kelsey Gordon, 608-262-5594.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Aug 30 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Sep 27 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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