Instrument Technician

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Work type: Staff
Location: Marquette, MI 49855
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Other

Position Title: Instrument Technician
Department: Chemistry
Term of Assignment: Continuing
Term End Date, If Applicable: N/A
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt = overtime eligible
Work Schedule: Traditionally Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm.
Salary: Targeted salary range: $44,000-$48,000
Travel: Less than 10%
Brief Statement of Duties
Brief Statement of Duties: Responsible for maintenance of chromatography and mass spectrometry instrumentation in the department (such as GC, GC/MS, LC, LC/MS, ICP/MS). Responsible for spectroscopic and other departmental instrumentation. Maintain records of instrument maintenance. Perform regular performance checks on departmental instrumentation. Trouble-shoot instruments that are not working properly. Coordinate with faculty on training of new staff and faculty. Maintain a schedule of users and instrument configuration needs, updated each semester.
Minimum Qualifications
Required Education: Master's Degree
Discipline / Degree Area: Chemistry or closely related field
Required Specialized Training/Certifications:  
Required Minimum Work Experience: One year analytical chemistry experience with chromatography or mass spectrometry.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties: Good organizational and time management skills.
Detail oriented and commitment to strict adherence to safety policies and regulations.
Excellent oral communication skills.
Basic computer skills.
Ability to read and understand MSDS, MIOSHA policies and regulations, NMU chemical hygiene plan, and other written external regulations, vendor protocol sheets, and instrument handbooks.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups of people.
Additional Desirable Qualifications
Additional Desirable Qualifications: Ph.D. Degree in Analytical Chemistry or related field.
Familiarity with Shimadzu instrumentation and software
Ability to maintain analytical instrumentation or willingness to be trained in such.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit application, cover letter and resume.
Contact Information:
Julane Cappo, Associate Director of Human Resources, 906-227-1493
Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.

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