Clinical microbiologist

Posted by Bevas Logistics MEMBER18 Sep 4:40 pmApapa, Lagos

Clinical microbiologists study microorganisms that cause infections and diseases. They monitor and analyse microbial cultures and samples using specialist computer software and a range of identification methods and clinical trials. Typical tasks include:

identifying fungal, parasitic, viral and bacterial infections
testing the strength and virulence of microbes
using a variety of biochemical and molecular methods to determine organisms that cause infection
collaborating and liaising with healthcare professionals and industrial or clinical colleagues
recording, analysing and interpreting data
writing research papers, reports and reviews
undertaking work aimed at helping to prevent the spread of infections within hospitals
carrying out research into specific diseases
managing laboratories
supervising biomedical scientists

Qualifications and training required

Degree in a relevant subject such as biochemistry, microbiology, biology, chemistry, immunology, biomedical science, biotechnology, medical physics or genetics is required for entry.
A postgraduate qualification, research work, hospital laboratory placements and paid or voluntary experience gained using relevant scientific and analytical techniques can be beneficial.

Key skills for clinical microbiologists

Patience, decisiveness and meticulousness
Ability to work quickly and accurately
A logical and inquisitive mind
A systematic approach to tasks
Excellent IT skills
Experimental and analytical skills
Ability to work as part of a team

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Medical / Biotech
Job type:
Full Time
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