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R&D Microbiology Co-Op

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Location: Hazelwood, MO, United States
Position Type: Intern/Co-op
Job Function: Bioscience R&D

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.


Contribute to the R&D Microbiology department’s ability to develop new and support existing products and timely completion of projects by performing routine tasks and may be a part of more complex experiments.
Must be in a current education program to be considered for the co-op program.  Pays $22 an hour and is onsite in St Louis, MO.
Principal Contributions / Accountabilities and Associated Activities
  • Work independently to complete routine microbiology and molecular biology laboratory tasks in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Under the supervision of more senior R&D staff, perform routine experiments.
  • Perform data collection.
  • Comply with protocols and procedures.
  • Maintain appropriate documentation.
  • Working with senior R&D staff, the individual will plan, prioritize and complete assigned activities.
  • Reasonable, reliable attendance and punctuality is an essential job functions required for this position.
Experience, Skills and Qualifications
  • Pursuing an A.S. in laboratory technology, a B.S. or higher in Microbiology, health-related profession, biomedical technology or molecular science.
  • Have completed at least one molecular biology laboratory class or other relevant laboratory coursework.
  • Theoretical knowledge of relevant techniques
Soft Skills
  • Achievement Orientation, analytical thinking, flexibility, information seeking, Teamwork and collaboration

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