Research Assistant in Microbiology
Grade Number 6
Position Number 600721
Posting Number 1779
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.
Bachelor Degree in Microbiology or related field
Bachelor or Master Degree in Microbiology or related field
At least 1 years of laboratory experience in Microbiology research Experience - Isolation and maintenance of bacterial and fungal cultures. - Isolation of bacteria from soil and their maintenance and studies. - Morphological and Physiological studies of microorganisms. - Use of specialized microbiological equipment
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