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Research Technologist, Senior Aerosol 2022-1819

Research Technologist, Senior Aerosol

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Scientific Research
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Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)


Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI) is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a Sr. Research Technologist with a background in aerosol, engineering, chemistry or other similar scientific field. The position will support development and operation inhalation exposure systems and data analysis, data interpretation and data reporting. The majority of the work is performed within drug development, pharmacokinetic and toxicology assessment of novel therapeutics and environmental constituents. 
A well-qualified candidate will have the opportunity to expand into development and characterization of complex aerosol systems within pharmaceutical, environmental, chemical, biological and radiation aerosols. The qualified candidate should have experience in a broad background of scientific fields including aerosol sciences, mechanical engineering, and analytical chemistry. Additional competencies within electrical engineering, toxicology and pharmacology are preferred.
The job will involve working in multi-disciplinary scientific teams to develop/characterize aerosol systems and process/analyze/troubleshoot/evaluate data sets. The position will involve moderately complex work assignments as well as documenting laboratory work and maintaining laboratory equipment and supplies. Candidate must also be able to collaborate with research staff, independently conduct testing and review results for accuracy and completeness. Preference will be given to candidates who display a strong ability and willingness to be cross trained by experienced team members in a multidisciplinary biomedical scientific team.


Requires Bachelor’s degree in a scientific area or with comparable course work and 4 years of directly related experience in the area of aerosol development, aerosol characterization and data analysis or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained.
Candidate must have a demonstrated understanding of research methodology, principles and procedures. Must have the ability to successfully perform a variety of laboratory procedures using standard laboratory equipment and instruments. Must have the ability to gather, analyze and report data.
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. Candidates must be able to lift up to 20 pounds and wear a respirator. 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 who have experience working in a GLP environment.

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.