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Chemist - ICP Analyst

Chemist - ICP Analyst

ID 
2017-1791
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MN-Maplewood
Category 
Science

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Overview

A candidate for this position should be familiar with ICP and ICP-MS and have a good understanding of inorganic chemistry. The candidate would be expected to prepare samples using a variety of acid digestion techniques, set up and run instrumentation, collect and compile data using instrument software and Excel. Basic required skills include pipetting, dilutions and clean preparation methods.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare samples by a variety of techniques including acid and microwave digestions for ICP analysis
  • Setup and complete instrument analysis for ICP-AES and ICP-MS
  • Evaluate, process and interpret data from ICP-AES and ICP-MS 
  • Work in a clean room environment to prepare samples
  • Identify and eliminate sources of contamination 
  • General lab maintenance duties

Qualifications

  • B.S. in Chemistry/Physics, Materials Science/Engineering or related field or equivalent related experience
  • Experience with ICP preparations, analysis and interpretation
  • High attention to detail to reduce contamination
  • Familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • US Person status required

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