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Laboratory Manager, Agilent Laboratory for Chemical Analysis
The University of Vermont - Burlington, VT
Laboratory Manager, Agilent Laboratory for Chemical Analysis

Diversity Statement

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Posting Summary

The Agilent Laboratory for Chemical Analysis ( ALCA ) Lab Managerprovides expertise and supports instrumentation for chemical analysis and measurements of compounds/substances for academic, research, and business purposes. The position supports PIs/faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students in UVM colleges/schools, other universities and external research groups and businesses. Provides intellectual input for the design, set up, and implementation of ALCA experiments. Prepares statistical and administrative reports based on analytical results. Creates and maintains evaluation documentation, files, and records. Works with PIs to acquire and interpret data for manuscripts and publications. Keeps informed of developments in instrumentation to enhance research. Trains for independent use of instruments; provides into/survey of technology to students. Oversees day-to-day operation of the facility including instrument maintenance; client access/scheduling, service requests, project agreements, billing, and manages annual MOU review, rate, and budget development for the Chem Instrumentation I/E.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Master of Science degree in Chemistry and three to five years' related experience. Relevant experience to include experimental design and application of the following types of instrumentation: mass spectrometry, liquid and gas chromatography, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and optical spectroscopy (both molecular and elemental). Demonstrated experience in data analysis and spectral interpretation. Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written, and prepare reports and manuals.

Desirable Qualifications
  • PhD in Chemistry or related field.
  • Team-oriented style combined with the ability and desire to achieve a high level of individual productivity and success.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience in exercising discretion in a complex and evolving environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion, combined with the ability to meaningfully apply those principles to foster and facilitate successful user experiences.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills with an enduring commitment to education and lifelong learning.

Other Information

Anticipated Pay Range: 90,000-95,000/year. Actual hiring pay dependent on comparable campus peer(s) at time of hire, and candidate's experience level and length.

Applicants are asked to apply online. Please provide a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.

The College of Arts and Sciences ( CAS ) at the University of Vermont welcomes difference, values collaboration, encourages debate, and stands for integrity, service, and academic excellence. We are dedicated to the rigorous pursuit, understanding, and dissemination of knowledge through the process of discovery, the creation of art, and the practice of teaching. We provide an integrated and engaging multidisciplinary experience that generates creativity, critical thought, effective communication, and a practiced commitment to serve the pressing needs of society and the natural world.

For more information about the College of Arts & Sciences ( CAS ), please visit the CAS website, www.uvm.edu/cas .

Special Conditions

Bargaining unit position, A probationary period may be required, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees, Background Check required for this position