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Job Description for Microbiologist II

Microbiologist II identifies, isolates, and studies micro-organisms, bacteria and their byproducts. Tracks environmental microscopic life development and collects samples from a variety of locations. Being a Microbiologist II examines, records, analyzes and interprets data from samples. Typicially requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Additionally, Microbiologist II typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Microbiologist II typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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