Monday, September 10, 2012

Employment Opportunity for recent graduates!


Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American!  At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.  It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens.  Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans. 
This position is located at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH), Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS), Atlanta, GA.
The Division of Laboratory Sciences at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is currently seeking a laboratory research fellow (http://www.orau.gov/cdc/) to fill a 2-4 year term position in Atlanta, GA.  The Division of Laboratory Sciences (www.cdc.gov/dls/) maintains a state-of-the-art laboratory facility and specializes in applying advanced analytical methods for quantifying human exposure to environmental toxicants in support of National Center for Environmental Health. This particular position involves measuring volatile organic compounds in water, human blood, urine and cigarette smoke by headspace SPME GC/MS.  
The candidate should hold a chemistry degree or demonstrate strong interest in bioanalytical applications.  Additionally, the candidate should demonstrate knowledge, skills and/or interest in mass spectrometry, gas chromatography, solid phase microextraction, handling/processing of human blood samples, data processing, and data review.
Requirements:
 
Degree conferred within 3 years from start date
Competitive GPA
 
Relocation expenses are not covered by this fellowship.
 
Please send resume and (unofficial) transcripts to Maureen McGuirk at ioi6@cdc.gov.
 
We have 2 positions opening immediately and will have 2 more in the summer of 2013.