The National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) is seeking a chemist to work in our research and sample preparation laboratories. The NCNR is a national user facility that develops and makes available to the general scientific community advance instrumentation for materials research. The NCNR is a worldwide leader in neutron sciences with 28 operating instruments serving more than 2200 research participants/year.
The general responsibilities include the organization and maintenance of 14 laboratories; including equipment and supplies, coordination of laboratory usage, and assisting visiting researchers in the safe operation of equipment. Responsibilities in these areas include: maintaining the chemical inventory, safety training, development and maintenance of laboratory documentation, collection and disposal of chemical waste, and design and project management of laboratory renovations.
Applicants must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a physical science, life science or engineering that includes 30 semester hours in chemistry. It is essential for this position to have excellent verbal and written communication skills along with the ability to work both individually and in a team environment. This position requires competency in performing multiple functional tasks, attention to detail, and strong customer service.
This is a fulltime position; salary is in the range from $42,631-$74,761 depending on qualifications and experience.
Expressions of interest in this position along with a resume should be sent to:
100 Bureau Dr. Stop 6102
Gaithersburg, MD 20899