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Microbiologist

Overview:

Vital Vio, a biotechnology firm located in Troy, is seeking a highly motivated, organized, and knowledgeable Microbiologist to perform various experiments and research projects.

Vital Vio’s planet-friendly antimicrobial LED lights combat the growth of bacteria, fungi, yeast, mold and mildew in residential and commercial applications. Microbiologists ensure the scientific efficacy of our technology and help to advance research.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervising 1 Laboratory Assistant
  • Sampling environmental surfaces and processing swabs
  • Growing a variety of microbial cultures
  • Aseptic technique
  • Running prevention of growth and kill experiments using SOPs
  • Performing serial dilutions, plating bacteria, and calculating bacterial titers
  • Interpreting and assessing samples and data collected
  • Review of published literature to learn and understand new techniques
  • Helping to design and implement new protocols

Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in Biology, experience in Microbiology strongly preferred
  • Experience in running laboratory experiments from start to finish
  • Research design and analytical methods experience
  • Knowledge of general laboratory and safety procedures
  • Ability to work independently
  • A self-starter with enthusiasm and initiative
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple assignments
  • Strong organizational skills

Qualified candidates please forward your resume, including a list of relevant courses to meredith.palmer@vitalvio.com

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