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  • Head of Microbiology with The Isle of Man Government Laboratory

    The Isle of Man Government Laboratory is seeking an experienced microbiologist to head its microbiology section. The team undertakes primary water quality testing for the Island's water supply, food testing for official food control purposes, the assessment of bathing water quality and occasional testing of other environmental samples.

    The Isle of Man Government Laboratory is seeking an experienced microbiologist to head its microbiology section. The team undertakes primary water quality testing for the Island's water supply, food testing for official food control purposes, the assessment of bathing water quality and occasional testing of other environmental samples.

    The essential requirements are a degree (or equivalent) in microbiology or with a focus on microbiology, plus at least 5 years' practical laboratory experience of microbiological examination of either food or water. 20 years' practical experience of microbiological testing may be acceptable in lieu of a degree.

    Although not a requirement for the post, candidates also holding the Mastership in Chemical Analysis qualification, or who are likely to attain it in the near future, may find the potential career development opportunity beyond this role to be of interest.

    Set in the Irish Sea between England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales the Isle of Man measures just 33 miles by 13 with a population of approximately 85,000 people. The Island has the oldest continuous parliament in existence in the world today, Tynwald, and its stable political infrastructure makes it an excellent place to live and work. With low unemployment, a favourable tax regime and the lowest crime rate in the British Isles, the Island offers residents an excellent quality of life.

    The Isle of Man was welcomed into the UNESCO World Network of Biospheres in March 2016, and became the first entire nation to achieve this accolade. The status recognises that the Isle of Man is a special place for people and nature, with a vibrant community, valued environment and resilient economy.

    For full details and to apply, see https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/iomgovjobs/displayjob.aspx?jobid=6560

    For more information about the Isle of Man as a place to live and work see https://www.locate.im

    Closing date is Sunday 21st January 2018

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    For full details and to apply, see https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/iomgovjobs/displayjob.aspx?jobid=6560