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Microbiologist II

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Job Id:

21486

Job Category:

Clinical & Life Sciences

Job Location:

Atlanta, GA  30333

Security Clearance:

Not Defined

Business Unit:

Zachary Piper Solutions

JOB DESCRIPTION

Zachary Piper Solutions is currently seeking a Microbiologist to support a CDC contract in Atlanta, GA.  The Microbiologist will be responsible for supporting the Polio and Picornavirus Laboratory Branch (PPLB), Division of Viral Diseases (DVD), National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) \ performing non?research microbiology and/or biological science support work in various scientific and public health areas associated with numerous biological agents.

The work involves carrying out a variety of laboratory procedures and processes as it relates to form, structure, reproductive processes, genetics, taxonomy and cytology as they relate to microorganisms and their reaction to physical and chemical factors in the environment; their role as pathogenic and immunizing agents, and their isolation, cultivation, identification and systematic classification.

This is a brand new contract award!

Responsibilities

  • Performs serological, microbiological and molecular techniques to rapidly identify and characterize bacterial and virological agents that cause a number of diseases.
  • Determines study requirements, resources, equipment needs, etc.
  • Identifies methods and procedures to collect data, and conducts experiments and studies, making adjustments in methods and procedures as appropriate during the course of the studies or experiments.
  • Prepares written reports on scientific investigations, studies and projects, or applies knowledge of the technical rules and procedures applying to scientific projects and programs to maintain documentation and prepare analyses and reports of findings for tests and studies.

Qualifications

  • US Citizenship and ability to obtain a Public Trust
  • Bachelor's degree in microbiology, biology, chemistry, or basic medical science that included
    • at least 20 semester hours in microbiology and other subjects related to the study of microorganisms
    • 20 semester hours in the physical and mathematical sciences combining course work in organic chemistry or biochemistry, physics, and college algebra, or their equivalent;
  • 3 years of related internship, fellowship, or professional experience.
  • ISO 9001/Certification for Quality Control in a Research Laboratory or equivalent (Desired)
  • Experience with MEGA, Vector NTI, or other similar databases (Desired)
  • Prior experience supporting the CDC (Desired)

Please send only qualified resumes to Kyle Wise at kwise@zacharypiper.com

 

Keywords:

Microbiologist, microbiology, virology, phd, m.s., masters of science, immunology, vaccine

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Job Id:

21486

Job Category:

Clinical & Life Sciences

Job Location:

Atlanta, GA  30333

Security Clearance:

Not Defined

Business Unit:

Zachary Piper Solutions