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Molecular Biologist

Job Description


Molecular Biologist


SIGN ON BONUS- UP to $2500

Clearance Level Needed:

  • Requires U.S. Citizenship or Green Card Holder
  • Individual selected will be subject to a background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

    • This position will be responsible for 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, answer questions, troubleshoot and make 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
    • Individual must be available 24/7/365 to respond in case of emergency
    • Alternating weekends and some holidays are required

    Job Requirements


    Molecular Biologist


    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in microbiology, molecular biology, or related course work in biological sciences, and REQUIRES at least one year of postgraduate laboratory bench experience, utilizing polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology, aseptic techniques, and biological assays
    • Alternatively, at least four (4) years of equivalent biological laboratory bench experience is acceptable in lieu of degree

    RESUME SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Submission MUST include your Salary requirement (either as specific amount or acceptable range).
    • Include reference job # L90
    • EMAIL your Resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

    Job Snapshot

    Post Date 9/17/2014
    Location Austin, TX
    Employment Type Full-Time
    Job Type Science, Biotech, Research
    Education 4 Year Degree
    Experience At least 4 year(s)
    Manages Others No
    Industry Biotechnology
    Required Travel Not Specified
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