Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Department Name: 81145:Equine Analytical Chemistry Lab
The College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment, Equine Analytical Chemistry Lab seeks a Scientist. The Scientist position is responsible for operating and maintaining analytical laboratory instrumentation such as LC, ICP-MS, LC-MS, GC-MS, GC-MS/MS, LC-MS/MS, LC-MS QTOF; ensuring compliance with laboratory protocols: effectively implementing all rules for reporting results; analyzing all test samples and interpreting results; developing and modifying techniques to improve the detection of banned substances; ensuring accurate and complete documentation of test samples and results; preparing result packages to be represented to the legal office; participating in on-going research projects; and maintaining a clean, safe and secure laboratory environment.
This position is located at the Coldstream campus on Newtown Pike.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology or related field. Safe Sport certification preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
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