• Demonstrated proficiency in proper handling of bacterial isolates and clinical samples. • Mastery of aseptic technique and familiarity with BSL2 safety practices for working in the laboratory. • Key member of whole genome sequencing core team;
ownership of WGS pipeline and oversight of colleague/client sequencing runs. • Identification, culture, storage and tracking of bacterial samples; both clinical isolates and laboratory strains. • Support colleagues in the laboratory by performing
routine laboratory duties that can include preparation of media, stocking of reagents, ordering supplies. • Develop and follow standard operating procedures. • Preparation of research findings in reports or for presentation as well as documentation
of all work in electronic notebook. • Presents research findings in lab, group, team and departmental meetings/forums. • Work efficiently as part of a team in a matrixed environment.
• BA/BS in Microbiology/Clinical Microbiology/Molecular Biology, with 2+ years of relevant laboratory experience. • Familiarity with standard laboratory methods for culturing of bacterial pathogens, experience with Molecular Biology techniques and
basic data analysis. • Ability to work semi-independently. • Adept at using personal computers – including word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint and other relevant scientific software. • Motivated, flexible and willing to learn new skill sets.