Covance is currently seeking an Associate
Microbiologist for the Nutritonal Chemistry and
Food Safety business at the Madison, WI site.
As an Associate Microbiologist your job duties will include:
• Use of proper handling procedures and aseptic technique.
• Prepare composites of routine samples.
• Perform initial dilutions and enrichments of samples.
• Perform sample plating for quantification.
• Perform transfers.
• Perform instrumentation work with guidance as needed.
• Perform diagnostics and reporting work with guidance as needed.
• Perform project work with guidance as needed.
• Perform routine cleaning and quality checks for equipment.
• Perform routine cleaning of work areas.
• Media preparation and quality control, including all appropriate
• Autoclave operation.
• Document work and maintain laboratory records.
• Plan for assigned workload on a daily basis and effectively
schedule multiple assignments.
• Contributes to a cohesive team environment.
• Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.