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    Job opportunities in Hospitals as a Micro Biologist?

    after doing m.sc.in medical microbiology,what are the job oppurtunities in hospitals as a microbiologist?

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    chandpasha7867 is offline Junior Member
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    Re: Job opportunities in Hospitals as a Micro Biologist?

    Clinical microbiologists undertake laboratory analysis and monitoring of microbial cultures/samples using specialist computer software and a range of identification methods and clinical trials. Typical tasks include:
    • identifying fungal, parasitic, viral and bacterial infections;
    • testing the strength and virulence of microbes;
    • using a variety of biochemical and molecular methods to determine infection causing organisms;
    • collaborating and liaising with health care professionals and industrial/clinical colleagues;
    • recording, analysing and interpreting data;
    • writing research papers, reports and reviews;
    • undertaking work aimed at helping to prevent the spread of infections within hospitals;
    • carrying out research into specific diseases;
    • managing laboratories;
    • supervising biomedical scientists.
    Typical employers of clinical microbiologists

    • Pathology departments
    • Diagnostic laboratories
    • Medical schools
    • Hospitals
    • Health Protection Agency’s Centre for Infections
    • National Blood Service
    • Private laboratories.
    Vacancies attract strong competition. Opportunities are advertised via the internet, by careers services or specialist recruitment agencies, in newspapers, in publications such as New Scientist, Science, Nature, and in journals published by professional institutions. Applications (particularly those to larger employers) should be made early in the academic year.
    Qualifications and training required

    A 2.1 degree in a relevant subject such as biochemistry, microbiology, biology, chemistry, immunology, physics, biomedical science, biotechnology, medical physics/electronics or genetics is required for entry. A postgraduate qualification, research work, hospital laboratory placements and paid or voluntary experience gained using similar scientific and analytical techniques can be beneficial.
    Key skills for clinical microbiologists

    • Patience, decisiveness and meticulousness.
    • Able to work quickly and accurately
    • A logical and inquisitive mind
    • A systematic approach to tasks
    • Excellent IT skills
    • Experimental and Analytical skills
    • The ability to work as part of a team

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    MONU DONGRE is offline Senior Member
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    Re: Job opportunities in Hospitals as a Micro Biologist?

    Career after M.Sc in Microbiology
    Two year post graduation in Microbiology enables the candidates to fetch wide variety of career opportunities available in the field of Microbiology. Applications of Microbiology are extensively seen in the food processing, agricultural and pharmaceutical field. Thus varieties of career opportunities are available in these fields for the graduates in M.Sc Microbiology. Career in Private sector after M.Sc in Microbiology M.Sc degree in Microbiology enables the candidates to pursue their career in food processing companies,
    agricultural companies and pharmaceutical companies. They can work as food technologists in different food processing companies. Agricultural companies employ these graduates as agricultural microbiologists for various research purposes. Some of the pharmaceutical companies which recruit the graduates in M.Sc Microbiology for the job of Microbiologists are Emcure Pharmaceticals, Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Wockhardt Limited, Dr.Reddy’s, Shantha Biotech, Ranbaxy, Cipla and Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited. These graduates can also work in private hospitals and research institutes. Government Career after M.Sc in Microbiology Candidates who have completed their M.Sc degree in Microbiology can apply for several vacancies available in the research institutes of the government. They can apply for Microbiologist job available in the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences New Delhi. Several other jobs available in different research institutes are Scientist, Research Assistant, Technical Assistant, Field Assistant and Project Assistant. Notification for these vacancies will be published on the newspaper or the concerned website. Candidates can apply for any of these jobs in the manner specified on the notification. Those who write Combined Graduate Level exam conducted by Staff Selection Commission can get into different government departments with lucrative salaries. Graduates in M.Sc Microbiology can also apply for the vacancies available in various laboratories under Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). They can also work in government hospitals. Those who aspire to work in the teaching field can apply for the posts like lecturer or associate professor in several colleges or universities. For that they need to qualify the NET exam. Career Abroad after M.Sc in Microbiology Candidates who have completed M.Sc Microbiology can work in foreign countries as Medical Microbiologists, Agricultural Microbiologists, IndustrialMicrobiologists, Marine Microbiologists or General Microbiologists depending on their experience in the related field. Several foreign companies are offering these jobs for the graduates in M.Sc Microbiology. They can also pursue their career in various foreign research institutes.

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