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Research Associate-Analytical Chemistry 2022-1818

Research Associate- Analytical Chemistry

Job ID
Scientific Research
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Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)


Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI) is seeking an experienced Research Associate in Analytical Chemistry with considerable experience. The position will support development, validation and application of analytical assays within the Scientific Core Laboratories.
The job will involve working in multi-disciplinary scientific teams to develop, validate and apply analytical chemistry methods for sample analysis. Working in the laboratory to process and analyze samples using Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography (UPLC), High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) and Gas Chromatography (GC) instrumentation.


The position requires a Master’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical engineering, or similar discipline, as well as at least two (2) years of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and training from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained.
Must have experience in in HPLC, UPLC, and GC and analytical assay development, validation and sample analysis as well as the ability to summarize data and write reports. Must have knowledge of Good Laboratory Practice Guidelines (FDA, OECD, EPA). Preference will be giving to individuals who have experience in a regulated setting (FDA, GCP, CLIA, etc.), with Waters Empower software and / or individuals with previous experience in aerosol testing / aerosol sample analysis. 
Requires strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work independently and as a part of a team. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, as well as the ability to learn department-specific computer systems as needed. 
This position may involve work inside the ABSL3 facility which may require vaccinations/immunizations. A Post-offer physical and background check are required. Ability to gain and maintain access to Kirtland Air Force base (KAFB) is required.

Preferred/Additional Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with direct relevant experience in GLP analytical chemistry.

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

As Lovelace is a Federal Contractor, all applicants offered positions with the Institute are required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to starting employment.


Salary is commensurate with experience.
EEO, including disability/vets

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute Companies are an Equal Opportunity employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability. We are committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regarding to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law. All applicants and employees are further protected from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing or discussing the compensation of other applicants or employees. For additional information about your rights as an applicant, click here.

For assistance with our application process, including reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities to participate in the application process, please send an email to or call 505-348-9400.