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Research Associate- Aerosol 2022-1838

Research Associate- Aerosol

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Category Scientific Research Location : Location
 US-NM-Albuquerque Type Full-time Division Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)


Lovelace Biomedical is seeking applications for a Research Associate within the Aerosol Sciences program. The Research Associate will perform a variety of complex tasks following established techniques and procedures. The qualified candidate should have demonstrated 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 Research Associate performs a variety of complex studies to include developing aerosol exposure systems, characterizing complex aerosols, documenting laboratory work, maintaining laboratory equipment and supplies. Independently writes proposals, final reports, and cost estimates. Documents laboratory work to acceptable standards and maintains laboratory/medical equipment and supplies in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), protocols and current federal regulations (FDA GLP). The successful candidate will collaborate with scientific staff and will author sections of publications based on research performed as well as perform all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned. 


Requires a Master’s degree in a scientific area such as engineering, chemistry, biology, biochemistry, physics, or a related field and 2 years of related experience in a research setting; or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities and have been attained. Directly-related experience in an aerosol research lab is required for this Research Associate position, as is demonstrated success independently completing aerosol research projects.
Experience should include conducting related research, writing reports and protocols, using a scientific approach to analyze, interpret and report data within project deadlines. Must have a demonstrated understanding of science research principles, practices and procedures and the ability to follow and enforce safety procedures.
Experience in a broad background of scientific fields including aerosol sciences, mechanical engineering, and analytical chemistry is highly desired. Additional competencies within electrical engineering, toxicology and pharmacology are preferred. 
Requires strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work independently and as a part of a team. Preferred computer proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, Internet Explorer, Outlook and the ability to learn department-specific computer systems as needed
Relocation may be offered for this position.

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.

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