Assistant Microbiologist (VBDS Laboratory), Heluna Health and CDPH VBDS

Description: Heluna Health (HH) and the California Department of Public Health Vector-Borne Disease Section (VBDS) are recruiting for the position of Assistant Microbiologist. The VBDS laboratory supports statewide surveillance and control of vector-borne diseases such as endemic and emerging mosquito-borne arboviruses, Lyme disease, and plague. The VBDS laboratory tests arthropods such as ticks and fleas, as well as animal blood for vector-borne and zoonotic disease agents.  

The Assistant Microbiologist is a contract position and will work closely with the current VBDS microbiologists to conduct serological and molecular assays to identify multiple vector-borne disease pathogens.

This position is funded through July 31, 2021 and may be extended if additional funding is available.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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