Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Our laboratory carries out research on mechanisms and prevention of cancer related to use of tobacco products and exposure to environmental toxicants. The purpose of this position is to use liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry and related techniques to analyze urine, blood, or related biological samples from individuals who use tobacco products, e-cigarettes, or related products, or who are exposed to environmental toxicants and carcinogens.
80%: learn and apply high throughput methods for analysis of urinary metabolites of environmental toxicants and carcinogens. The high throughput methods depend on liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry and related techniques.
20%, assist as needed in other projects including organic synthesis, analysis of tobacco products, formulation of chemopreventive agents.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Required: B.S. degree in chemistry or one of its sub-disciplines including biochemistry plus 2 years of related experience; or a combination of education in the specific or related field of science and work experience to total 6 years. Laboratory experience in the techniques of chemistry or biochemistry including high performance liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry, and related techniques. Experience with Excel spread sheets.
Preferred: Experience in trace organic chemical analysis, experience with mass spectrometry and other state of the art analytical chemistry techniques.
Internal Number: 331782
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