Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Research Teaching Specialist III (Chemist) for the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine for the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. The primary purpose of the Research Teaching Specialist III (Chemist) is to conduct standard and developmental chemical testing and analyses related to specific routine functions and to prepare reports. This position provides laboratory testing services to support NJ State and Federal agencies and NJ State-regulated entities as outlined in the MOA. Research Teaching Specialist III (Chemist) positions will identify substances found in water, wastewater, food, pharmaceuticals, and other sources and determine conformance to established standards and evaluates the validity of results. This position is contingent upon continued funding from NJDOH, Division of Health and Environmental Laboratories. Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Supervises, coordinates and reviews the work of the staff in a chemical analysis laboratory unit.
Makes and directs the varied physical, chemical, biochemical, toxicological testing, and analyses on food, milk, drugs, industrial hygiene, and environmental samples.
Develops standardized procedures, where possible and new testing methods as a result of modern developments, including the field of air pollution control.
Prepares and directs the preparation of exhibits to be used in court proceedings, and acts as a witness in court.
Prepares letters explaining the results of chemical tests, examinations and analyses, and interpreting the findings.
Prepares scientific papers for publication, participates in scientific meetings and conferences and serves on scientific committees.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in any natural science or physical science, including or supplemented by twenty-four (24) credit hours in chemistry, which shall have included a minimum of six (6) credit hours in analytical chemistry.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Appointee will be required to possess a valid driver's license as the operation of a vehicle is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position and to travel to different sites.
Candidate must successfully complete a Criminal Background Check, which includes fingerprinting, performed by the Department of Health.
Multiple vacancies available.
Posting Number: 19ST1333
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 83426
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.