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ED07 - Microbiologist III

Band 7
MinimumMidpointMaximum
$46,169$65,793$85,417

State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Performs independent basic or applied research or manages the daily activities of a complex clinical or analytical laboratory.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

This is an expert-level class which typically involves managerial responsibility.

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Manages the daily operations of a laboratory.
Plans and oversees the activities of laboratory employees.
Coordinates laboratory activities with other laboratories.
Monitors analytical and experimental testing and quality control; approves test result interpretations.
Conducts independent research; participates in major clinical research projects.
Conducts or administers in-service professional training.
Prepares complex technical and administrative reports and periodic laboratory activity reports.
Provides consultation in the area of expertise to public and private individuals and other laboratory personnel.
Serves as an expert witness for judicial and administrative proceedings.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of the principles, research techniques and laboratory applications of chemistry or microbiology.
Knowledge of laboratory facilities, methods, equipment and materials.
Ability to perform complex mathematical calculations.
Ability to develop, evaluate and implement new analytical and research procedures.
Ability to supervise and train laboratory professionals and paraprofessionals.
Ability to communicate effectively.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A bachelor's degree in microbiology or medical technology and experience in a laboratory setting related to the area of employment; or a bachelor's degree in the natural sciences with academic credits in biology and experience in a laboratory setting related to the area of employment. A doctorate in microbiology may be substituted for the required work experience.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A bachelor's degree in microbiology or medical technology and experience in a laboratory setting related to the area of employment; or a bachelor's degree in the natural sciences with academic credits in biology and experience in a laboratory setting related to the area of employment. A doctorate in microbiology may be substituted for the required work experience.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

This classification is not currently used at MUSC. Please contact the Department of Human Resources for more information.

 

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