Primary Job Responsibilities
Criterion is seeking a bachelor-degreed Microbiologist/Mycologist/Aerobiologist to handle daily microbiological analyses. Successful candidate will assist with the day-to-day laboratory operations; perform lab assays in Microbiology, Immunochemistry & Microscopy; prepare bio-aerosol and microbial samples for fungal and bacteria analysis; culture fungi and bacteria from environmental samples using sterile techniques; perform maintenance of laboratory equipment and prepare laboratory reagents; and should be able to document results and procedures in a lab notebook.
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
A degree in life sciences is required, with a degree in Microbiology and one to two years of experience in mycology competency in the identification of aerobiota is preferred. Computer knowledge required. Each employee is required to be knowledgeable, thorough, independent and able to analyze and interpret information. Good communication and organization skills and efficiency in his/her duties while working in a team-based environment is necessary.
Experience in all the above is desirable but not necessary. Criterion would consider training the right candidate.