Research Assistant in Microbiology

United Arab Emirates (AE)
30 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Apr 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Assistant in Microbiology
Position Number    600720
Posting Number    1778
Grade Number    19

Job Description    

To undertake Microbiology laboratory experiments, monitoring and maintenance of microbial cultures.

Job Duties and Tasks:

1)    Isolate and make cultures of bacteria or other microorganisms in prescribed media, controlling moisture, aeration, temperature, and nutrition.
2)    Investigate the growth, structure, development, and other characteristics of microscopic organisms, such as bacteria, or fungi.
3)    Perform tests on soil environment to detect beneficial microorganisms and to obtain information about plant growth promoting microorganisms.
4) Examine physiological, morphological, and cultural characteristics using microscope; to identify and classify microorganisms in soil samples.
5)    Study growth, structure, development, and general characteristics of bacteria and other microorganisms to understand their relationship to plant health.
6)    Use a variety of specialized microbiological equipment.
7)    Recording, analyzing and interpreting data.

Job Close Date    open until filled