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Job Details

Microbiologist

Posted on Nov 04, 2020 by Alberta Precision Laboratories

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $128,000.00 to $181,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 2022.75 hours per year
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 20, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Alberta Precision Laboratories

Languages

English

Education

Earned doctorate degree

Industrial Processes and Biological Studies

Clinical testing

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Area of Work Experience

  • Quality assurance or control
  • Health
  • Health care institution, facility or clinic
  • Research institute, laboratory or centre

Additional Skills

Supervise biological technologists and technicians and other scientists

Security and Safety

  • Immunization records
  • Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Odours
  • Air conditioned

Transportation/Travel Information

Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

Staff in various areas of responsibility

Work Location Information

  • Urban area
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication

Microbiologists and Cell and Molecular Biologists Specific Skills

  • Conduct research into the structure, function, ecology, biotechnology and genetics of micro-organisms, including bacteria, fungi, protozoans, and algae
  • Conduct research into the structure and functioning of human, animal and plant tissues and cells
  • Conduct studies into the identification, effects and control of human, plant and animal pathogens and toxins
  • Conduct molecular or biochemical studies and experiments in genetic expression, gene manipulation and recombinant DNA technology to develop new or alternative methods of producing products

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Microbiologist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Biologists
INNOVATIVE

Interest in synthesizing information to conduct ecological and environmental impact studies and to prepare reports, and to develop new practices in biological research

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with instruments and equipment to conduct experiments in plant and animal growth, heredity and breeding

DIRECTIVE

Interest in consulting to advise on issues related to biological processes and research and the development of new products; may supervise biological technologists and technicians and other scientists

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Microbiologists and Cell and Molecular Biologists
INNOVATIVE

Interest in synthesizing information to study the effects and control of human, plant and animal pathogens and toxins

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with instruments to conduct clinical and laboratory studies to test, evaluate and screen drugs and pharmaceuticals, and to conduct molecular and biochemical studies and experiments into genetic expression, gene manipulation and recombinant DNA technology

DIRECTIVE

Interest in consulting to advise on issues related to the development of new practices and products at the cellular and molecular level; may supervise biological technologists and technicians and other scientists

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

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