Analytical Chemist Research Specialist A
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Job Description Summary
The Research Specialist will be responsible for the analysis of equine samples in a large scale, high-throughput, A2LA-accredited analytical laboratory. Daily management of laboratory tool, documentations and processes to ensure regulatory compliance and timely completion of project/program deliverables. Closely collaborates with Senior Research Specialists and Principal Investigator (PI) on experimental/clinical work set ups in accordance to established protocols.
Duties will include the login, preparation, and/or analysis of forensic and research samples in a large scale, high-throughput, A2LA-accredited analytical laboratory using provided Standard Operating Procedures and under the oversight of managerial staff. Analyze Samples by mass spectrometry and ELISA using standard operating procedures and complete required reports.
Assist with Research as needed
Assist with sample extraction
Assist with sample login and dumping
Assist with method validation and writing standard operating procedures
The Penn Vet Equine Pharmacology Laboratory is seeking to employ an Analytical Chemist. Qualified individuals would preferably have a BS in chemistry, and 0 to 1 year experience with liquid chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry and ELISA or equivalent combination of education and experience. Strict attention to detail and the ability to collaborate well with others is required. This position is contingent upon funding.
Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety, Exposure to chemicals
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25-50 lbs., Typically standing or walking ,Using tools requiring high dexterity
Job Location - City, State
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Department / School
School of Veterinary Medicine
$35,568.00 - $57,600.00
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