will be joining a highly experienced staff at a full-service public health
laboratory within the wonderful academic setting of the University of
Wisconsin-Madison. Position is located at 2601 Agriculture Drive, Madison
WI 53718. For more information, please visit http://www.slh.wisc.edu/.
is a senior level chemist position within the Wisconsin State Laboratory of
Hygiene (WSLH) and performs duties under the general supervision of the
Chemical Emergency Response (CER) Coordinator. Responsibilities include
analytical, quality assurance, method development, and other
responsibilities associated with the WSLH role as a CDC level 1 CER
preparedness lab. The position is focused on and plays a major role in the
development and implementation of methods to safely handle and analyze
suspected chemical threat agents by Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass
Spectrometry (ICPMS), alone and coupled with High Performance Liquid
Chromatography (HPLC). Expertise is also maintained in GCMS, LCMS/MS, and
other appropriate complex analytical methodologies. Responsibilities
also include training others on new CDC methods, and fulfilling proficiency
testing and other requirements associated with maintaining level 1 status.
complete position description is located at:
is required by law to request data from applicants for employment in order
to monitor our recruitment and selection practices. In order for us
to meet this federal reporting requirement, please go to http://www.oed.wisc.edu/reports-and-forms.htm
to fill out the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability and Protected
Veterans forms. Please reference Vacancy ID 90916 when uploading
your completed forms. Completing these forms is voluntary and your
responses will be kept confidential and is not considered as part of the
UW-Madison Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security
Report, see http://www.safeu.wisc.edu/, or call the Dean of
Students office at (608) 263-5700 for a paper copy.
will require a criminal background check. A
valid driver's license is required. Must possess a motor vehicle record
that meets the UW-Madison risk management standards. To view the risk
management standards, please visit the Driver Authorization section of
UW-Madison’s Risk Management website at http://www.bussvc.wisc.edu/risk_mgt/risk_mgt.html)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
of inorganic, quantitative, qualitative, and instrumental chemistry;
knowledge of the theory of operation of ICPMS instrumentation; knowledge of
guidelines and principles for good laboratory practice; knowledge of the
theory and practice of laboratory safety; knowledge of laboratory quality
control principals and practices including
statistics; effective oral and written communication skills; ability to
effectively work as a team member; excellent time management skills;
excellent organizational skills; effective customer service skills;
effective interpersonal skills; must possess a valid driver's license and
driving record that meets University of Wisconsin Risk Management
guidelines; as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, the
employee must be able to perform the essential job functions as outlined in
the position description with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Online!! Go to http://wisc.jobs/ and enter 14-01721, the Job
Announcement Code for this position.
you have not already done so, you will need to create an account.
After you are logged in and are viewing the announcement, click Apply
Now. You will be asked to provide your personal information, attach a
resume and cover letter, containing information related to the following
experience performing chemical analyses in an analytical laboratory
2. Your knowledge and experience working with ICPMS.
3. Your experience utilizing common laboratory quality control &
4. Your experience generating technical documents, e.g. standard
operating procedures, and/or providing training to others.
is acceptable to reference your résumé in the cover letter, but not as the
sole response for the four specified areas above.
the exam by clicking View Exam Options and then Take Exam. Applications must be received
by July 14, 2014. Materials will be reviewed and
qualified applicants will move forward in the evaluation process. If
you have questions or any problems with the exam, please contact Nancy
Shaker Marty at 608-262-4658 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.