A skilled and innovative microscopist is needed to work as part of a team in McCrone Associates' ISO 5 (Class 100) cleanroom facility. The team is responsible for collecting and processing samples of small particles and other materials and preparing them for analysis. The types of materials are varied. Special extraction and processing techniques are employed that require exact record keeping.
Business Unit: McCrone Associates, Inc.
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Westmont, Illinois
Microscopy is used to identify and characterize the materials and to assist with the preparation of samples for instrumental analysis. In order to isolate particles/samples from a variety of substrates, special micromanipulation techniques and tools are used, that require extreme dexterity with both hands. The microscopist works closely with senior scientific staff members throughout the completion of all projects. There is no shift-work.
The ideal candidate will have a baccalaureate degree in a natural science, medical technology or the forensic sciences and five years of relevant laboratory experience. All candidates must have some experience in the use of a microscope and sufficient physical dexterity to perform micromanipulation tasks required to handle the small samples. McCrone is looking for people that have good laboratory skills and exceptional aptitude for details including accurate record keeping. Experience with word processing, spreadsheets, and databases is mandatory.
Applicant selected must be a U.S. Citizen, must be eligible for government security clearance, and may be subject to a pre-employment background check. McCrone Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If you are looking for an interesting career opportunity with a modern, innovative organization, e-mail your résumé with a letter describing your experience and interests to Director of Human Resources.
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