Job: Part-Time Microbiology Laboratory Technician

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Jobing Description

Position ID: 806506
Position Type: Part-Time Support
External Position: Yes

The Part-Time Microbiology Laboratory Technician performs laboratory set-up and support duties for the Microbiology Program.

  • Unpacks shipments of electronic equipment, culture media, chemicals and plastic disposables
  • Sets-up and maintain microbiology laboratories with equipment, instruments, chemicals, disposables and glassware
  • Installs and checks all pieces of electronic equipment and laboratory supplies
  • Organizes storage and create inventory of culture media, strains, chemicals, plastics, disposables and electronic equipment as well as maintain files of documentation of equipment (equipment manuals, guides etc)
  • Maintains official College written inventory of equipment and supplies and makes recommendations to purchase new and replacement supplies
  • Researches, tests and develops new curriculum components for the enhancement of the Microbiology Laboratory programs
  • Creates and maintains Microbiology laboratory with lists of equipment, chemicals, solutions and protocols based on course descriptions and needs
  • Organizes and distributes all equipment, microbial strains, culture materials and chemicals for every laboratory class
  • Assists with coordination and implementation of laboratory experiments for both day and evening Microbiology lab courses
  • Available to help students with laboratory exercises
  • Performs other duties as assigned

    Skills / Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in natural science, related field or discipline from a regionally accredited institution
  • Experience establishing, maintaining or set-up of microbial culture media and supplies in the Microbiology Laboratory
  • Knowledge of Microbiology-related equipment & supplies and willingness to learn and implement other techniques and equipment
  • Knowledge of the General Microbiology laboratory-related techniques
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have experienced computer skills



    Miami Dade College
    Employment Department
    11011 SW 104 Street
    Kendall, FL 33176
    (305) 237-2559


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