Under the supervision of a Research Scientist 1 supervisor, this position will conduct research, method development, and complex chemical analyses in the Trace Metals Testing Laboratory. The Trace Metals Testing Laboratory utilizes highly sophisticated analytical instrumentation such as Inductively Coupled Plasma - Mass Spectrometers, Inductively Coupled Plasma - Optical Emission Spectrometers, Cold vapor Atomic Absorption and Fluorescence Spectrometers, Ion Chromatographs and other instrumentation to test a variety of clinical, environmental, and consumer products matrices for trace metals, and to conduct research and method development pertaining to metals contamination and exposure.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your resume and cover letter to PSTLABS@doh.nj.gov
EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master of Science degree in chemistry or other appropriate physical or environmental science discipline.
EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of experience in chemical analysis or research.
NOTE: A Doctorate in a physical, chemical, or environmental science discipline may be substituted for the experience indicated above.
EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry or other appropriate physical or environmental science discipline.
EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of experience in chemical analysis or research AND one (1) year of experience in the operation of the gas chromatography mass spectrometer, gas chromatograph, high performance liquid chromatograph, fourier transform mass spectrometer, inductively coupled plasma spectrometer, atomic absorption spectrometer, x-ray defractor, transmission electron microscope, or updated replacements thereof.
LICENSE: Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
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