HRI offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties:
The Laboratory Technician performs technical laboratory work in a scientific research laboratory. The employee will investigate and assess the chemical safety of tobacco product flavors, including the interactions between nicotine formulations and product packaging. He/she assesses the performance of tobacco nicotine-containing products, including the selection and utilization of appropriate chemical and performance tests to measure product characteristics, and the development of suitable methods where none is available. He/she also will assess the stability of new tobacco and nicotinecontaining products, including the selection of appropriate stability testing and sampling regiments, the selection and application of appropriate chemical and performance tests to measure product characteristics, and the interpreting and predicting product changes over time. The employee may be required to analyze various biological and environmental samples for tobacco-related toxicants.
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in a science-related field; or an Associate’s degree in a science-related field and the equivalent of two years of full-time laboratory experience. The preferred candidate will have at least a Bachelor's in chemistry or related field, one year experience working in analytical laboratory (or similar experience); experience in laboratory testing of flavorings, nicotine, toxicant yields, impurities, solvents, particle size, etc. of various tobacco products, modified-risk tobacco products (MRTP), and nicotine-containing formulations; experience in laboratory-scale manufacturing of reference products, including development of process development and testing protocols; ability to prepare documentation for new nicotine-containing products, including the preparation of formulas for costing purposes, ingredient listings for regulatory bodies, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and documentation for the production of reference products; knowledgeable and has experience with GLP policies on chemical safety; and familiarity with the applications of gas chromatography.
This is a grant-funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables is required.
Health Research Incorporated (HRI) Roswell Park Division participates in the E-Verify program.
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Interested applicants may apply by uploading a cover letter and resume below in Microsoft Word or PDF format.