Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Laboratory Researcher IV for the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. The mission of the Food Innovation Center – Analytical Chemistry is to provide analytical chemistry and mass spectrometry services in support of the other FIC locations. This location has specialized in research quality mass spectrometry and data interpretation for over 30 years. The position will be housed at the FIC-Chemistry facility located on the Rutgers New Brunswick Campus in the Food and Nutritional Sciences Building. The Mass Spectrometry Lab works with University and industry clients on a fee for service basis using advanced analytical techniques. The position reports to the Laboratory Director.
Among the key duties of the position are the following:
Responsible for preparation of samples for chemical analysis.
Performa sample intake and cataloging.
Performs routine chemical experiments and analyses,
Organizes and spreadsheets analytical data.
Assists in complex, specialized experiments.
Maintains an organized and safe laboratory environment.
Multi-tasks and undertakes several projects simultaneously in order to complete projects in a timely manner.
Must be able to work independently when conducting routine analyses and be able to follow written or verbal instructions.
Minimum Education and Experience:
B.S. in Chemistry, Food Science, or allied field required.
Requires relevant professional experience working in a laboratory technician function, excellent communication skills, and computer literacy.
City: New Brunswick
High performance liquid chromatography systems.
Mass spectrometers (electron ionization and electrospray ionization).
GC and HPLC autosamplers.
Short Path Thermal Desorption systems.
Purge and Trap sampling apparatuses.
Distilled/deionized water systems.
PC-based data systems and data processing software.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to work in fast paced, active work environment, standing/walking most of the day.
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