Chemist I
Clemson University - Clemson, SC

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Full/Part Time : Full-Time
Regular/Temporary : Temporary - Time Limited

POSITION DESCRIPTION :
1. JOB PURPOSE

Assist in wastewater treatment experiments with chemical analyses and bioreactor research at USDA lab

2. JOB FUNCTIONS

SAMPLE ANALYSES
Performs environmental sample analyses according to Standard Methods for Examination of Water and Wastewater E/30%

EXPERIMENTS
Performs experiments with continuous flow bio-reactors with anammox bacteria and animal wastewater E/30%

MONITORING EXPERIMENTS
Monitors waste treatment experiments including maintaining monitoring instrumentation and pH controllers E/20%

AUTOANALYZER
Undertakes operation, maintenance and calibration of moderately complex Wet Chemistry Autoanalyzer E/10%

RECORD KEEPING
Maintain official notebook and summarizes experimental results to provide real-time feed back to scientist E/10%

QUALIFICATIONS :
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
A bachelor's degree in chemistry; or a bachelor's degree in the natural sciences with academic credits in chemistry, plus work experience in a setting related to the area of employment

PREFERRED IN ADDITION TO THE MINIMUM:
Experience in the operation and maintenance of segmented multichemistry Technicon AutoAnalyzer and AACE software for simultaneous determination of ammonia, phosphorus, nitrite and nitrate in wastewater. Experience in the operation of laboratory bio-reactors for wastewater nitrogen treatment using immobilized anammox bacteria

PAY & WORK SCHEDULE :
Standard Hrs: 40; Band: 05; Pay: $15.23/hour

BENEFITS INFORMATION :
Employees who are in time limited positions will earn one and one-quarter days of Annual and Sick Leave per month for a total of thirty (30) days per year. Eligible part-timers will earn days on a pro rata basis.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES :
Professional knowledge of the principles, theories and practices of chemistry, physics, and mathematics including calculus. Knowledge of established chemical methods and procedures sufficient to perform routine and limited analyses and tests by applying established methods and procedures.

APPLICATION DEADLINE :
August 13, 2014

JOB LOCATION :
This position is located OFF CAMPUS at the PeeDee Research and Education Center in Florence, SC

JEANNE CLERY ACT :
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus security information including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding areas. As a current or prospective Clemson University employee, you have a right to obtain a copy of this information for this institution. For more information regarding our Employment, Campus Safety and Benefits, please visit the Human Resources - Prospective Employees web page shown below:

http://www.clemson.edu/cao/humanresources/prospective/

CLOSING STATEMENT :
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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