Microbiologist III, Atlanta, GA, US, ID# 19059
Join the team who values your skills and expertise. Cherokee Nation Assurance (CNA) serves federal clients through a wide variety of health care and life sciences services. Through well-administered, well-coordinated programs, CNA takes a personalized approach with its clients, large and small. This approach gives customers the support they deserve and the quality they expect from a team that can handle every detail – a team of experts, like you.
Cherokee Nation Assurance is part of Cherokee Federal – a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. For more information, visit cherokee-federal.com.
Cherokee Nation Assurance is looking for an experienced Microbiologist III to support the Rotavirus Vaccines and Immunology team at the CDC. The Microbiologist III will provide technical assistance needed for sample analysis. They will perform specialized testing of specimens submitted to the laboratory and perform standard laboratory methods and techniques to characterize and analyze viruses and antibodies. The microbiologist III will assist with reporting, training, and research projects for the VGB.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
May include the following:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
MS or Ph.D. (preferred) with 3 years of post-graduate laboratory experience in microbiology and demonstrated expertise in immunology, molecular biology, virology, and the design, development, and performance of molecular diagnostic tests. CDC experience preferred. Strong background and experience in clinical immunology, molecular biology, and biochemistry. Experience with conventional and real-time PCR assays. Experience with serology assays.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Work will be performed in a climate-controlled office or laboratory environment.
ABOUT THE TEAM
Cherokee Federal is a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. As a trusted partner, the Cherokee Federal team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.
Since 2012, our team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.
Why Cherokee Federal? Visit cherokee-federal.com to learn why you should join our team!
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