Clinical Lab Analyst, Ankeny

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 24002934

The State Hygienic Laboratory (Iowa’s Environmental and Public Health Laboratory), at the University of Iowa, under contract with the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services, has two exciting full-time opportunities for newborn screening laboratory analysts in the Ankeny, IA facility. The primary function of the position is to perform biochemical and genetic testing of blood specimens collected from newborns for detection of inherited disorders.

In accordance with CLIA regulations, an official or copy of an official, transcript will be required prior to an offer of employment. (Applicants with degrees from foreign institutions must have the transcripts evaluated by a member of the National A ssociation of Credential Evaluation Services and the applicant is responsible for all costs associated with that evaluation).

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday 8am - 5pm with rotating weekends and Holidays

Work Location: Ankeny, Iowa

Work Modality: On-site

About the State Hygienic Laboratory
The 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 An keny, 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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Genetics, or other related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Qualifications

  • Basic and relevant laboratory experience that demonstrates a clear understanding of the clinical laboratory environment.

Highly Desirable Qualifications

  • Six months to one-year related Newborn Screening (NBS) laboratory experience.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Working level proficiency for interpersonal, written, and technical communication.
  • Six months to one-year related public health laboratory experience.


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, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

Application Instructions:

In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must 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 required to self-disclose any conviction history and will be subject to a criminal background check and credential/education verification. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Job ID: 98232

Posted 6 days ago

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