The Chemist for Radiochemistry, is responsible for all areas of radiochemistry analyses of client samples. It focuses on providing technical competency, capability, capacity, and effective resource utilization while providing necessary quality and quantity for radiochemistry sample analyses. Assist the WHL Radiochemistry Laboratory Manager in the leadership and direction of the activities of the WHL Radiochemistry group. Provide technical guidance within WHL Radiochemistry, providing assistance to less experienced scientists, Laboratory Technicians, and other organizations within Analytical Chemistry. Initiate programs to improve work processes.
In accordance with ISMS and the QAPD, laboratory leadership has ultimate responsibility for providing a safe working environment for their staff and for compliance and quality of products
VNS Federal Services, LLC (WAI) provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job operates in a professional office environment, however requires direct participation with activities in a Category III Nuclear facility. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during their “core” work hours. Overtime may be required as job demands.
Required Education and Experience
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related science
Minimum of 2 years Radiochemistry Experience
Preferred Education and Experience
Advanced degree in physics / chemistry with focus area in radiochemistry
Preferred experience in separation principles for radiochemistry, AEA and GEA
Experience in an accredited analytical laboratory