Madison, WI
Jul 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91490-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91490-AS

Working Title: Chemist

Official Title: CHEMIST(R30DN)


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

A Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Clinical Chemistry is required

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum three years' experience in a professional or academic laboratory setting performing instrumental analysis.

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 WOHL INORGANIC area of the laboratory. This position is responsible for independently preparing and analyzing Industrial Hygiene related samples, as well as helping clients with industrial hygiene sampling and analysis questions. This position works with the team members to monitor the status of tests in the WOHL INORGANIC area.

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.

Additional Information:

Knowledge of general, inorganic, organic, and analytical chemistry.
Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative analysis principles.
Knowledge of instrumental methods of analysis.
Knowledge of quality control practices, statistics, and basic mathematics.
Knowledge of computer skills, their use and application to a laboratory.
Knowledge of theory and practice of laboratory safety.
Knowledge of principles and use of liquid chromatography (IC and HPLC) instrumentation.
Knowledge of principles and use of a UV/visable spectrophotometer.
Knowledge of principles and use of a Ion-selective electrode instrumentation.
Knowledge of principles and use of X-ray Diffraction equipment.
Knowledge of OSHA and NIOSH sampling and analysis procedures.
Knowledge of OSHA PEL's, NIOSH TLV's, and industrial hygiene principles.
Effective use of quality principles and tools.
Effective team skills.
Exceptional customer service skills.
Effective interpersonal skills.
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.


Kelsey Gordon
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 or call Kelsey Gordon, 608-262-5594.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 27 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 24 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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