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MICROBIOLOGIST I

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 14, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job no: 243213-AS
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Department: WSLH/CDD/MICROBIOLOGY
Location: Madison
Categories: Public Health Laboratory Sciences



Job Summary:

This position is in the Communicable Disease Division (CDD) of the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH). The employee in this position functions within 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 may participate with the instruction of visiting laboratorians, students and medical personnel in laboratory procedures. This position may also participate in new method development, test costing analyses, method evaluation, method validation and writing of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) 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.

About the Job:

Microbiologist I (HS052)

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Required
Bachelor's Degree in Medical Microbiology, Medical Technology, Bacteriology, Biology or equivalent.

Ability to meet CLIA Laboratory Testing Personnel Standards required.

Qualifications:

Certification Requirements: Ability to pass Select Agent Certification required. Ability to pass a visual color screening test required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Medical Technology, Microbiology, Virology, and/or Immunology college-level laboratory course work required. Clinical microbiology laboratory experience preferred. Public health laboratory experience preferred.

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.

Department(s):

A527000-WI STATE LAB OF HYGIENE/CDD/MICROBIOLOGY

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 24 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding

Salary:

Minimum $45,643 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV, a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position, and a document listing contact information for three (3) references, including at least one supervisor.

If you have questions, you may email hrstaff@slh.wisc.edu or call Kelsey Gordon, 608-262-5594.

Contact:

Kelsey Gordon
kelsey.gordon@slh.wisc.edu
608-262-5594
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. )





Official Title:

Microbiologist I(HS052)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:

243213-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Oct 14 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 11 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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