Analytical Research Specialist (Heparin Applied Research Center)

Troy, New York
Competitive Salary and Benefits Provided
Apr 13, 2018
Jun 12, 2018
Field of specialization
Analytical, Biochemical, Pharmaceutical
Job Type
Full time

Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY is the nation’s oldest technological university, serving over 7,600 undergraduate and graduate students from 49 states and 63 countries. Guided by the Rensselaer Plan 2024, Rensselaer seeks to transform the delivery of pedagogical innovations, and to be a transformative agent in the 21st century and beyond.

The Heparin Applied Research Center (HARC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an industrial partnership, and was founded to advance Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s significant research in the area of bioengineered heparin.

HARC seeks candidates to fill an immediate need for an Analytical Research Specialist to provide analysis of samples generated in the lab in a timely manner to facilitate development of bio-engineered heparin (BEH) as well as supporting the day-to-day laboratory operations. The incumbent will perform various analytical tests, conduct analysis of data collected, and write up experimental results.

Candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry (master’s preferred), to include directly related analytical laboratory experience acquired during the course of the academic program. Alternatively, candidates may possess a Bachelor’s degree  in another related field, so long as they also have two (2) years of directly related analytical laboratory experience. Experience in industry (biochemical, pharmaceutical or related field) is preferred.

Candidates must demonstrate computer literacy, including ability to use a variety of software packages to analyze data and perform statistical analysis. The ability to collect and record data using appropriate field specific systems, equipment and techniques is required. The ability and willingness to communicate effectively with team members, and to operate as a member of a team is essential. The ability to communicate statistical data in a clear, concise manner, as well as the ability to maintain accurate and detailed records is needed.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Individuals who apply before June 1, 2018 will receive first consideration. For full details, and to apply, visit . to complete an online application, and to upload a resume and a cover letter. The cover letter may be addressed to Mr. Paul Brodfuehrer, Sr. Process Chemist. Please direct questions about the application process to Ms. Kathy McNamara

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.