Job no: 243213-AS
Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Public Health Laboratory Sciences
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
About the Job:
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Bachelor's Degree in Medical Microbiology, Medical Technology,
Bacteriology, Biology or equivalent.
Ability to meet CLIA Laboratory Testing Personnel Standards
Certification Requirements: Ability to pass Select Agent
Certification required. Ability to pass a visual color screening
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.
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.
A527000-WI STATE LAB OF HYGIENE/CDD/MICROBIOLOGY
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
$45,643 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
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Kelsey Gordon, 608-262-5594.
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Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through
diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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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).
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