ASSOCIATE CHEMIST

Job no: 228082-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: WSLHENVIRN SCRADIOCHEM
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific, Other



Position Summary:

Under close supervision, this position is responsible for the analysis of environmental and food samples for the purpose of monitoring low level radiation. These analyses utilize gamma spectrometers, liquid scintillation analyzers, gas flow proportional counters, and survey meters. Data reduction, record keeping, and quality assurance are integral parts of this position.
The employee in this position is expected to use the tools and principles of quality management in performing their daily work including the following: Demonstrate exceptional customer service by establishing and maintaining effective professional relationships with managers, supervisor, coworkers, and all customers; provide constructive feedback for the purpose of continuous improvement in a manner that is supportive of the WSLH and its mission; use data collection tools as appropriate; use effective team skills to contribute to the efficient operation of the work unit; present ideas, carry out assignments, and provide information as required; participate in continuous learning through professional development activities.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree with a major in chemistry (e.g. nuclear, bio, physical, environmental), biology, or other science degree. An official or copy of an official, transcript will be required prior to an offer of employment. (Applicants with degrees from foreign institutions must have the transcripts evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services http://www.naces.org/ and the applicant is responsible for all costs associated with that evaluation).

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum one year experience in a laboratory or professional setting. Experience can include internships, applicable coursework, work-study, volunteer, or other applicable work experiences.

Additional Information:

1.Knowledge of laboratory terminology related to radioactivity and its measurement.
2.Knowledge of analytical laboratory equipment for sampling and measurement.
3.Use of basic analytical laboratory instrumentation -- pH meter, analytical balances, volumetric glassware.
4.Knowledge of statistical methods and terminology.
5.Knowledge of laboratory safety.
6.Knowledge of sample preparation techniques.
7.Knowledge of implementation of quality assurance techniques and processes.
8.Use of computers for laboratory analysis and data reduction.
9.Effective team skills.
10.Exceptional customer service skills.
11. Effective interpersonal skills.
12.As defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employee must be able to perform the essential job functions as outlined in the position description with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

Department(s):

A524970-WI STATE LAB OF HYGIENE/ENVIRN SC/RADIOCHEM

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $44,748 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV, a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position, and a document listing contact information for three (3) references, including at least one supervisor.

If you have questions, you may email hrstaff@slh.wisc.edu or call Kelsey Gordon, 608-262-5594.

Contact:

Kelsey Gordon
kelsey.gordon@slh.wisc.edu
608-262-5594
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

ASSOC CHEMIST(R30FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

228082-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Oct 12 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 27 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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