Microbiologist

Employer
Eurofins USA Agroscience Services
Location
Easton, Maryland, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 22, 2021
Closes
Aug 02, 2021
Ref
2333182109
Discipline
Project Management
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Description

With over 30 years of experience in the crop protection industry, Eurofins Agroscience Services offers outstanding technical knowledge and project management skills. By acquiring a carefully selected range of CROs, Eurofins Agroscience Services has created a unique portfolio of expertise that provides analytical, regulatory, and field support to plant breeders, agrochemical,biopesticide, biocide, and fine chemical manufacturers.

Eurofins Agroscience Services is searching for a Microbiologist to work in Easton, MD.

MICROBIOLOGIST RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:

* Performs routine and non-routine collection and/or testing of media, final product, validation-related, and critical samples according to SOPs.

* Receives, quarantines, and stores purchased microbiological media pending laboratory release.

* Monitors bio hazardous waste and coordinates its removal with qualified safety personnel.

* Isolate and maintain cultures of bacteria or other microorganisms for study

* Identify and classify microorganisms found in specimens collected from plants, animals, or the environment

* Examine physiological, morphological, and cultural characteristics, using microscope (or other techniques), to identify and classify microorganisms in water, media and food specimens.

* Supports testing of a variety of agrochemical, pharmaceutical, raw material and sterile product testing.

* Troubleshoots standard instrumentation/test methods.

* Performs activities in support of final product release testing (e.g. tests applicable for endotoxin, sterility, and particle isolation) and raw material testing (e.g. media growth promotion) where required.

* Performs activities in support of ecotoxicology testing including aquatic toxicology, avian toxicology, plant and invertebrate toxicology in a variety of matrices.

* Performs activities in support of product chemistry testing including quantitation of known materials and identification of unknown microorganisms