CHEMIST

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Jun 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 91107-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: WSLH\ENVIRN SC\WET CHEMISTRY


Location: Madison

Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91107-AS

Working Title: Chemist

Official Title: CHEMIST(R30DN)

Hiring Department: A524910-WI STATE LAB OF HYGIENE/ENVIRN SC/WET CHEMISTRY

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $48,333 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or related environmental field.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least 3 to 5 years experience in a laboratory or professional setting.



Position Summary:

This is a senior level position that functions under general supervision. The position has responsibilities which include testing and participation in method development in the Wet Chemistry area of the laboratory. This position is responsible for independently preparing and analyzing environmental samples. This position works with the team members to monitor the status of tests in the Wet Chemistry area, which include solids.

The employee in this position is expected to use the tools and principles of quality management in performing their daily work including the following: Demonstrate exceptional customer service by establishing and maintaining effective professional relationships with managers, supervisor, coworkers, and all customers. Provide constructive feedback for the purpose of continuous improvement in a manner that is supportive of the State Laboratory of Hygiene and its mission. Use data collection tools as appropriate. Use effective team skills to contribute to the efficient operation of the work unit. Present ideas, carry out assignments, and provide information as required. Participate in continuous learning through professional development activities.

As defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employee must be able to perform the essential job functions as outlined in the position description with or without a reasonable accommodation.



Additional Information:

Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of general, inorganic, organic, and analytical chemistry.
Knowledge of quality control practices, statistics, and basic mathematics.
Knowledge of Federal rules, regulations, and guidelines.
Knowledge of theory and practice of laboratory safety.
Knowledge of computer applications related to word processing, spreadsheets, and database operations.
Effective use of quality principles and tools.
Effective team skills.
Exceptional customer service skills.
Effective interpersonal skills.



Contact:

Heather Sauer
heather.sauer@slh.wisc.edu
608-890-1152
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants:

To apply for this job, please upload a resume and cover letter (including title and Vacancy ID#). If you have questions, you may email hrstaff@slh.wisc.edu or call Heather Sauer, 608-890-1152.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: 09 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: 10 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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