RESEARCH SPECIALIST B

Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County
Posted
Dec 25, 2015

Duties: Provide analytical toxicology support to complete a FDA-funded mycotoxins method validation project utilizing lateral flow technology (CHARM), ELISA and triple quad LC/MS/MS (liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry), including sample preparation and the operation and maintenance of the instruments. Maintenance of laboratory records and data entry must follow the GLP guidelines outlined by the FDA's Vet-LIRN (Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network). Other activities will include the routine maintenance of laboratory equipment and running additional tests using LC/MS/MS, LC/UV/FL, GC/MS (gas chromatography/mass spectrometry), GC/ECD (gas chromatography/electron capture detector) and ion chromatography will be needed. Writing and revising SOPs.

Qualifications: Bachelors degree, preferably in chemistry, and 1 to 3 years of laboratory experience in analytical chemistry or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Required:
Ability to accurately manipulate numbers to prepare solutions. Proficiency in accurate recordkeeping and using Microsoft Office. Attention to detail, adherence to SOPs, and safety compliance. Must be a team player with good communication skills.

Experience operating and maintaining LC/UV or LC/MS/MS systems is preferred.

Reference Number: 58-21750

Salary Grade: 025

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Pathobiology

Special Requirements: Background Check Required

Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research