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    Summary

    This is a Direct Hire Public Notice. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

    This position is located within the Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC), Auke Bay Laboratories (ABL) Division with one vacancy in Juneau, AK.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Research Chemist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Plan and perform research in marine nutritional ecology as an independent analyst, which may include sample preparation, extraction, derivatization and cleanup, physical measurements, laboratory tests, and instrumental analyses and maintenance.
    • Lead the Recruitment Energetics and Coastal Assessment (RECA) Chemistry Laboratory in the research of lipids, fatty acids, proximate composition, RNA:DNA ratios and nutrients.
    • Use chemical analytical techniques and maintaining equipment associated with gas and liquid chromatography, photospectometry and mass spectrometry.
    • Communicate research results through peer-reviewed publications and technical reports.
    • Comply with laboratory policies and procedures to ensure proper laboratory techniques are applied and a safe work environment is maintained.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 10% of domestic travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    3 - There is no promotion potential for this position.

  • Job family (Series)

    1320 Chemistry

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/555513100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.