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Associate Scientist (Laboratory Microbiologist)
Ref No.: 19-13266
Location: Sparks, Maryland
Our client, a leading medical technology company is looking for an Associate Scientist (Laboratory Microbiologist). This is for an initial duration of 4 months and is located in Sparks, MD
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Experience working with Microbes and Bacteria and associated knowledge of a biosafety level 2 laboratory.
  • Knowledge of Microbiology and Biochemistry as they relate to bacteria, yeast, and fungi.
  • Ability to work in a clean room environment meeting validation requirements associated with donning and doffing clean room garments.
  • Knowledge of the following industry regulations FDA (Food and Drug Administration), GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) / QSR (Quality System Regulation), ISO (International Organization of Standardization).
  • Knowledge of cGMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) and In-depth understanding of good documentation practices in a GMP environment.
  • Knowledge of PC spreadsheet, word processing, and database applications.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good problem solving and trouble-shooting skills with the ability to make independent decisions.
  • Attention to detail
  • Decisiveness
  • Independence
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Numerical skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Teamworking skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Microbiology or other related Life Science is required with 0- 1 years practical experience in a Microbiological, or Medical Technology Laboratory.
  • Isolate and maintain cultures of bacteria or other microorganisms such as algae, fungi, and some types of parasites, of both pathogenic and non-pathogenic abilities.
  • Recording, analysing and interpreting data, while ensuring that data is recorded accurately in accordance to guidelines.
  • Ability to Determine causes of process or testing errors and deciding what to do about it with some supervision.
  • Conducting microbiological tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Ablity to work with microscopes, analytical balances, biological safety cabinets, filtration manifolds, and must be able to adhere to sterile technique and good lab practices.
Qualified candidates please send your word format updated resume at the earliest to /  Thank You.