Environmental Lab Analyst

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA Scientific
Environmental Lab Analyst
2 YEAR SPECIFIED TERM POSITION
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 and 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 Coralville, 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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An applicant who fails to submit the required materials will be considered incomplete and therefore are ineligible for interview.

Posting Announcement Information
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.
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 gas chromatography with various detectors such as mass spectrometer, electron capture detector (ECD), flame ionization detector (FID) highly desired.
  • Experience with high performance liquid chromatography with various detectors such as mass spectrometer, ultraviolet (UV), and fluorescence highly desired.
  • Basic environmental lab testing experience (e.g., water or other environmental testing) in high throughput lab setting is a highly desirable skill.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must upload two personal and current documents, and mark them as submission-relevant:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
These attachments should clearly address how the applicants meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position. Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process

Job ID: 67656

Posted 6 days ago

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