Location: Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Co. Galway
Summary of the Role:
A laboratory analyst is required to provide support a project to determine best practice for norovirus monitoring in Irish oysters that are being exported. The work will primarily involve laboratory based detection of norovirus using a standardised quantitatve real-time PCR method (ISO 15216-1:2017). Laboratory testing will be undertaken to ISO 17025 accreditation standard with strict turnaround times. The laboratory analyst will be responsible for producing and reviewing test results, preparing test result reports and maintaining data on an ongoing basis. In addition, application of other microbiological testing procedures will be carried out to support other elements of the project.