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Job Title:  Microbiology Associate_Internship

Req ID:  33230
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific

Pomezia, RM, IT, 00071


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

For Cantel Medical Italy, now part of STERIS Group, we are looking for a Microbiology Associate Intern to join our R&D Department based in Pomezia (RM).

She/he will assure to support the “in vitro” test according to EN/ISO Standards requirements. Respecting the deadlines; Check the expiration date of the reagents and the microbial strains; Fill laboratory notebooks and record the results. Ability of preparation of culture media and microbial strains suspension. 


  • Product validation according to the membrane filtration method and dilution/neutralization method

  • Test according to ISO/EN Standards: validation and verification

  • Preparation of culture media both in solid or liquid form. Growth Promotion Test and Fertility Test

  • Monthly transplantation of microbial strains for tests on the products. Amplification microbial strains and freezing.

  • Support the maintenance and calibration of lab equipment. 

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

Master's Degree in Biology

Required Experience

  • Knowledge of microbiology: capacity to handle the different microbial strains experience in strains titration, propagation and transplantation.
  • Knowledge of European standard UNI EN 14885 for chemical disinfectant and antiseptics.
  • Knowledge and ability to perform mixture dilutions, and knowledge of different sampling techniques.
  • Master Degree in biology or similar
  • Good English write and spoken
  • Good expertise in office automation tools
  • Able to handle multiply priority
  • Good ability to organize time and work
  • Accountable and Results oriented
  • Excellent to take care of details





STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  33230
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific

Pomezia, RM, IT, 00071

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