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JAMA. 1940;115(16):1385. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810420071020.
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Public Health Service Needs Bacteriologists  The U. S. Civil Service Commission announces competitive examinations for bacteriologists for the U. S. Public Health Service. The grades included in the examination are associate bacteriologist, $3,200 a year, and assistant bacteriologist at $2,600 a year, less a retirement deduction of 3.5 per cent. Appointments will be made for the staff of the Rocky Mountain Laboratory at Hamilton, Mont., and other places. Applications must be filed with the commission's Washington office not later than November 12 if received from states east of Colorado, and not later than November 15 if received from Colorado and states westward. Applicants must have completed a four year college course, including twenty-four semester hours of study in bacteriology, and, in addition, postgraduate study or experience in advanced bacteriologic work. Applicants will be rated on their qualifications as shown in their application and on corroborative evidence and not on a


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