Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory
Budgeted - with benefits
Position open to internal candidates only?
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Major/Essential Duties of Job
Prepare samples (e.g., urine, blood, tissue extracts, etc., from racing animals, livestock show animals, pharmaceuticals, etc.) and perform analysis for drugs, residues, and toxins using GC/MS, LC/MS, and other assigned instrumentation. Document and retain records of analysis and instrumental proficiency. Assist in laboratory workflow management. Interpret and communicate test results with clientele. Conduct assigned method optimization, development, and validation for the Drug Testing Lab. Maintain, adjust, and troubleshoot instruments and required resources.
Other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in Chemistry, Toxicology or related field.
PhD in Chemistry, Toxicology, or related field.
Two (2) years of method development and chemical detection on various instruments.
Four (4) years of method development and chemical detection on various instruments. Two (2) years of supervisory experience and workflow management. Two years of experience in a drug testing laboratory.
Required licenses, certifications, or registrations:
Preferred licenses, certifications, or registrations:
Required special knowledge, abilities, and skills:
The ability to interact with clients and provide expert advice to stakeholders.
Preferred special knowledge, abilities, and skills:
Other requirements or other factors:
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Documents associated with this posting
Cover Letter - required Resume - required Other Documents
Comments to Applicants
Employment is contingent upon the agency's verification of credentials and/or other information required by agency procedures, including the completion of a criminal history check. Finalists may be required to furnish a copy of official transcript documenting degree conferred. Texas law requires all males 18-25 show proof of compliance with federal Selective Service law to be eligible for employment.
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All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the agency's verification of credentials and/or other information required by agency procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
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