Type of Position: 2 YEAR SPECIFIED TERM Percent Time: 100% Location: Coralville Driver's License Required: No
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, 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.
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
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.
Education or Equivalency Required Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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 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.
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.
For a complete listing of job requirements, see posting 19002097 at jobs.uiowa.edu
Internal Number: 19002097_1554473046
About University of Iowa
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.