Environmental Lab Analyst

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 21003048

The State Hygienic Laboratory (Iowa’s Environmental and Public Health Laboratory), at the University of Iowa, has an opportunity for you to make a difference as an Environmental Laboratory Analyst. The position is to contribute to the Laboratory Support Services section of the State Hygienic Laboratory (SHL). Within a high-volume, fast-paced clinical lab environment, this position will perform sample accessioning, and preparation, utilizing the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).

Position Status: 2 Year Specified Term
Shift Details: Shift would be either be 6am – 2:30pm or 10am – 6pm Monday through Friday. 

These positions will also need to be aware that if we have an increase in samples, these positions will need to adjust their hours to accommodate the work. Rotating Holidays.

For additional information and a detailed job description, please visit the departmental website at:

About the State Hygienic Laboratory
The State Hygienic Laboratory’s main facilities are headquartered on the University of Iowa's Research Park campus northwest of Iowa City in Coralville. Additional testing facilities are part of the Iowa Laboratory Facilities in Ankeny, a Des Moines suburb.

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.

Education or Equivalency Required
A Bachelor’s degree in science, or closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Required Qualifications
•    Typically, 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.

Desirable Qualifications
•    Demonstrates basic knowledge and experience with Laboratory Information Systems (LIMS).
•    Basic knowledge in either clinical or environmental lab methods.
•    Working experience in a high-volume, fast-paced lab environment.

Contact: Sarah Tillman (sarah-tillman@uiowa.edu)
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:

Upload the following required documents and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission:
•    Cover Letter
•    Resume

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and verification of academic credentials. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Job ID: 75871

Posted 13 days ago

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