Job Title: Microbiologist
Date Posted: 10-25-2007
Job Location: California-Orange County
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Hourly Salary: $30-$40/hr
Company Name: MedFocus Pharmaceutical Resear
Contact Information: Ryan   Schertz (
Job Description:
The Scientific division of MedFocus is currently in need of a Microbiologist, to work for an
established pharmaceutical manufacturer in the Irvine, CA area. This is a contract opportunity
with a minimum expected length of approximately 6 months.



The successful candidate will play an important role in the support of clinical supply testing
and release, product stability testing, and environmental monitoring.   The ideal candidate
will have experience in monitoring environmental microbial quality of sterility test suites
and aseptic manufacturing areas.   Day to day activities include planning, performing,
interpreting and recording results of microbiological testing, which ensures the safety and
purity of the product prior to release of the finished products to the clinical studies.  
Other duties include: designing, performing, interpreting, and recording results of
investigational testing, which provides manufacturing and R&D groups the information needed
for the improvement of corrective action.


Bachelors or Masters degree in a life science discipline

BS with 2 yrs or MS with at least internship experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech

Experience working in a highly restrictive clean room environment and in sterile clean room

Proper handling, sterilizing and disposal of biohazardous materials per established procedures
is essential


Academic Experience is Not a Substitute for Industry Experience

Candidates without Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry experience will not be considered for this

Ph.D. level candidates will not be considered for this opportunity

Local Candidates Only Please


MedFocus is a respected provider of scientific and clinical personnel to the leading
pharmaceutical and biotech companies across the U.S. We provide competitive salary and benefit
packages along with the chance to work with the most sought after companies in the industry.
Visit us at to explore the opportunities that we currently have available.
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