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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Microbiologist 1
# Postion Information
## Summary of Duties
Under general supervision, this position performs basic, standardized laboratory procedures such as identifying bacteria, weighing or pipetting chemicals to make buffers or other solutions and assisting higher level microbiologists in standard laboratory procedures such as biochemical differential testing for bacteria identification, antibiotic sensitivity testing and serologic testing for antigens. Under general supervision, this position performs a wide variety of microbiologic assays on fish disease related samples in a high volume diagnostic laboratory.
Eligibility and understanding of BSL-2 laboratory safety guidelines and work environment is required.
## Additional Information
View the Benefits Overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.
## Required Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, microbiology, biochemistry, zoology, or a related science; OR equivalent education/experience.
## Additional Requirements
Ability to follow the safety protocols as described by the University, the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory.
Ability to rotate on weekend duty/holidays as scheduled.
Physical eligibility required for working in a BioSafety Lab-2 (BSL-2) environment. Please refer to page 35 of the following link for more information:
## Preferred Qualifications
Education to include at least 20 semester credit hours or 30 quarter credit hours in microbiology and/or fishery biology.
Experience reading Fluorescent Antibody slides, ELISA assays and tissue sample processing.
Experience with standard microbiological techniques for the isolation and identification of bacterial pathogens.
## Will this position require a background check?
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check
# Posting Detail Information
## Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3) professional references in the application.
Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
## EEO Statement
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or
*Employee Type:* CS-Classified Staff
*University Title:* Microbiologist 1
*Working Title:* Microbiologist 1
*College/Area:* College of Veterinary Medicine
*Department:* WA Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab (WADDL)
*Department Link:* Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab
*Position Number:* 61058
*Hiring Unit:* Aquaculture
*Work Location:* Pullman
*Zip Code:* 99164
*Appointment Status:* Permanent
*Job Appointment (FTE%):* 100%
*Position Term in Months:* 12
*Monthly Salary:* $3,436.00
*Open Date:* 05/16/2018
*Close Date:* 05/30/2018
*Open Until Filled:* No
*Posting Number:* 20134214P

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