Analytical Chemist Technician

Position Number: 00106221

Primary Function of Organization Unit: Located in the North Carolina State University College of Textiles, T-PACC incorporates a comprehensive infrastructure of equipment and personnel to address the need for integrated investigations on all aspects of the protection and comfort of clothing. T-PACC is a broad base facility with unique scientific abilities that permit scientific evaluations of comfort and protection from fabric swatch level all the way to full ensemble systems. T-PACC, a world leader in laboratory based instrumented systems, has facilities devoted to analysis of heat and flame protection, chemical resistance, and comfort performance. Comparative testing is routinely conducted on materials and clothing systems using procedures found in various standard test methods. Additionally, non-standard test protocols are utilized with appropriate procedures and instrumentation while new methods and instrumentation are developed to address the evaluation needs for specific end use or wear scenarios. T-PACC is comprised of highly skilled professional and technical personnel with a proven performance record in fundamental research, method and instrument development, and in providing testing services to both industry and government clients. The acquired knowledge of T-PACC personnel spans various areas of textile materials science and engineering required for the measurement and analysis of textile comfort and protection. T-PACC personnel participate in ASTM and ISO committees involved in the development of standards for measurement of textile comfort properties and protective performance. Additionally, The Manikin Men assist with meeting project goals and are an important component of the T-PACC core team.

Essential Job Duties: The person hired for this position will be assisting in providing laboratory testing services required for research and project testing performed within the Textile Protection and Comfort Center. This includes ancillary tasks such as sample tracking, cleaning, washing glassware, and maintain equipment.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Department Required Skills: Familiarity with chromatography equipment such as a GC, LC and IC are a plus.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Multiple year experience in a chemistry lab with a degree above high school (Associate, BA, or BS)

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: Individual must be able to pass a respiratory exam so that they can wear a full face gas mask when working with dangerous chemicals.

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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