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 Chemist is to conduct standard and developmental chemical testing and analyses related to specific routine functions and to prepare reports.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
• Under supervision, assists with the coordination and review of the work from the staff in a chemical analysis laboratory unit.
• Conducts various 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.
• Assists with the preparation of exhibits to be used in court proceedings, and may act 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.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 69,000 students and 22,500 full- and part-time faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.