Environmental Lab Analyst

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA Scientific

Job Reference #: 18000710

State Hygienic Laboratory


Classification: Environmental Lab Analyst
Job Code: PHB1
Pay Grade: 3A
Type of Position: Regular
Percent Time: 100%

Environmental Lab Analyst
The State Hygienic Laboratory in Coralville is looking for a Laboratory Analyst to prepare environmental samples and analyze the data collected. The Analyst will be responsible for maintaining, operating various instrumentation.

About the State Hygienic Laboratory
Since 1904, the State Hygienic Laboratory has been at the forefront of public health issues in Iowa. As the state’s public health and environmental laboratory, the Hygienic Laboratory serves all of Iowa’s 99 counties through disease detection, environmental monitoring, and newborn and maternal screening.

Benefits Highlights
  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
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Required Application Materials
In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload both a personal current resume and a cover letter that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position. Applicants who fail to submit the required materials will be considered incomplete and therefore are ineligible for an interview.

Sarah Tillman

Please note regarding references: Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

Position Qualifications

Education or Equivalency Required
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Qualifications
  • Must have at least six months to one year of relevant laboratory experience.
  • Demonstrates a basic proficiency in effective communication concepts, using varied tools and techniques to transmit, receive and interpret information both written and verbally.
  • Demonstrates a basic proficiency with Microsoft Office products and other computer-based programs.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge and experience using laboratory instrumentation.
  • Basic familiarity with state and federal environmental testing regulations.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge and experience with Laboratory Information Systems (LIMS).
Highly Desirable Qualifications
  • Experience with gamma spectrophotometry, alpha spectrometry, liquid scintillation counting, and gas-flow proportional counting instrumentation is a highly desired
  • Basic experience with radiochemistry testing is a highly desirable skill.
  • Basic environmental lab testing experience (e.g., water or other environmental testing) in high throughput lab setting is a highly desirable skill.

Job ID: 65734

Posted 25 days ago

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