Are you an Environmental Analytical Chemist with the technical agility lead focused analytical tasks and collaborate successfully on transdisciplinary environmental health projects? If so, RTI’s Discovery, Science and Technology (DST) business unit is looking for you!!!!!
Working side by side with a diverse team of analytical chemists, you will be expected to:
•Conduct of projects involving the determination of trace amounts of established and emerging environmental contaminants. •Method development and design of experiments using a variety of sample preparation and analytical instrumentation, including LC/MS, GC/MS, and tandem MS/MS for agrochemical, VOC, or other measurements. •Dissemination of scientifically-defensible results through presentations, peer-reviewed publications, and technical reports. •Active interaction and collaboration with research scientists on transdisciplinary projects. •Provide overall technical, fiscal, and client management of projects. •Oversee, mentor, and train staff members for conduct of experiments. •Actively support and lead the preparation of technical proposals to both public and private sector clients. •Expand RTI’s environmental accreditation portfolio.
The following requirements must be met to be considered for this position:
•Ph.D. in analytical chemistry with minimum of 5 years of industrial experience or; •M.S. in chemistry with minimum of 10 years of directly relevant industrial experience. •U.S. Citizen with ability to obtain and maintain government security clearance. •Excellent oral and written communication skills. •Demonstrated experience with quantitative chemical analysis. •Demonstrated project and/or staff leadership experience. •Demonstrated success functioning in a collaborative, team-oriented environment. •Experience with wet chemical extraction and cleanup techniques. •Hands-on experience working with advanced LC and GC-interfaced mass spectrometry instrumentation.
Experience operating in GLP/GMP/ISO environment is highly desired, but not required to be considered for this position
RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development.Combining scientific rigor and technical proficiency, we deliver reliable data,... thorough analysis, innovative methods, novel technologies, and sustainable programs that help clients inform public policy and ground practice in evidence. We scale our approach to fit the demands of each project, delivering the power of a global leader and the passion of a local partner.We believe in the promise of science, and we push ourselves every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world.