Chemistry of Biological Materials Post Master's Student

Updated: 10 months ago
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  • Willingness to work with radiological material.

  • Demonstrated experience with wet laboratory chemistry and cell culture techniques.

  • Proven ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Demonstrated experience and familiarity with good laboratory practices and biological experiment design

  • Ability to work a minimum of 40 hours per week.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Proven ability to manage time and see tasks to completion.

  • General background in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Chemical/Biological Engineering or related fields.

  • Proven ability to produce quality work by applying attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated competency with computers and software applications for word processing, data processing, and data visualization.

  • Ability to obtaina Q clearance which normally requires U.S. Citizenship.

  • Desired Skills: Ideally, the candidate would have interest and expertise in one or more of the following: radiochemistry, radiobiology, sensor design, optics, and spectroscopy.

    Education: An M.S. from an accredited Master’s Degree program in Biological Sciences or related technical field completed within past 3 years, and have not yet been accepted into another master's program or Ph.D. program. Must have cumulative GPA of at least a 3.2 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent).

    No Clearance: Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.

    New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

    Equal Opportunity:

    Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

    Where You Will Work

    Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

    The Physical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (C-PCS) Group addresses national and international problems by exploiting the measurement and diagnostic power of light, which isthe fastest clock and the smallest ruler. We work with a diverse range of customers to execute research projects which span basic R&D and device creation through application and deployment of systems and methods for applied missions.

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    Appointment Type GRA


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    Contact Name Duran, Andria M


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    Req ID: IRC76573

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