Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Duties: 65% Receives and prepares specimens for analysis. Performs combination of various serological procedures such as ELISA, hemagglutination inhibition, serum neutralization, agar gel immunodiffusion, and agglutination based assays for detection of antibodies against several bacterial/viral/parasitic pathogens causing diseases in domestic and wild animals. Serve as back-up for these tests as needed. Able to perform assigned work independently after being trained completely with senior technician(s) in the laboratory.
15% Trained in Quality Assurance/Quality Control procedures; performs procedures and maintains documentation according to existing QA/QC standards including use of computer based QA/QC programs; actively follows QA/QC related policies and procedures.
10% Maintains laboratory data generated from running the serological assays through paper and/or computer based records.
10% Maintains chemicals and kit inventories for the tests assigned. Prepares reagents/solutions for tests as needed. Tracks supplies and notifies purchaser as needed. Operates and maintains laboratory equipment used in different tests. Keeps clean and orderly laboratory environment including disposal of bio hazardous and chemical wastes as per Department of Environmental Health and Safety and laboratory guidelines.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Required Qualifications: BA/BS or a combination of related education and work experience to equal 4 years
Internal Number: 337667
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