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Career Opportunities
Antimicrobial Resistance Coordinator - Diagnostic and Clinical Division
Coralville, Iowa


The State Hygienic Laboratory (SHL) is seeking an Antimicrobial Resistance (AR) Coordinator. This position functions within the Microbiology section of the Diagnostic and Clinical Division of SHL.

The primary responsibility of the position is to perform bench level oversight of diagnostic testing of targeted antibiotic resistant bacteria using conventional microbiological and molecular methods, according to guidance from the Antibiotic Resistance Laboratory Network (ARLN). In addition, conducts identification of referred clinical isolates, and laboratory testing on animal specimens for rabies virus diagnosis and treatment. Ensures results are accurate and timely and that work is conducted under best laboratory practice and in compliance with CLIA regulations and other regulatory agency requirements as appropriate. Adheres to all laboratory safety and security policies. Participates in test validation and verification. Recommends test changes to reduce cost and/or turnaround time. Trains new staff.

The secondary responsibility of the position is to manage and disseminate AR data generated by SHL, and coordinate, track, and report colonization screenings within the state. This position will work closely with epidemiologists from the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) Center for Acute Disease Epidemiology (CADE), acting as the ARLN liaison between SHL and IDPH. In addition, will perform outreach with clinical partners, participate in educational webinars, and facilitate isolate submission from clinical labs across Iowa.

Schedule: M-F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Holiday, Weekend, and on-call coverage is required.

For more information, please view the job description.

To apply: See requisition 22003528 at https://jobs.uiowa.edu

Applicable background checks will be conducted.

Advertising started June 17, 2022 and will run through July 1, 2022.

Reminder: Once the advertising window has closed all opportunities to apply for the position end, and no additional applications can be considered.



Newborn Screening Program Coordinator - Diagnostic and Clinical Division
Ankeny, Iowa Facility


The State Hygienic Laboratory (Iowa’s Environmental and Public Health Laboratory), at the University of Iowa, has an exciting full-time opportunity for a Newborn Screening Program Coordinator position at our branch laboratory located in Ankeny, Iowa. The primary responsibilities of this role will be to coordinate and/or administer the operational and/or financial activities associated with the client services provided by the Newborn Screening Laboratory, which supports four state newborn screening programs.

Location: Ankeny, Iowa

For more information, please view the job description.

To apply: See requisition 22003195 at https://jobs.uiowa.edu

Applicable background checks will be conducted.

Advertising started May 27, 2022 and will run through June 10, 2022.

Reminder: Once the advertising window has closed all opportunities to apply for the position end, and no additional applications can be considered.



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

General information regarding employment at the University of Iowa as well as current job listings are available at the UI Jobs website.



Last updated June 23, 2022