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Job Description:

  • 1) Conducts research, analysis, synthesis, and experimentation on substances, for such purposes as product and process development and application, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and improvement of analytical methodologies: Devises new equipment, and develops formulas, processes, and methods for solution of technical problems.

  • 2) Analyzes organic and inorganic compounds to determine chemical and physical properties, utilizing such techniques as chromatography, spectroscopy, and spectrophotometry.

  • 3) Induces changes in composition of substances by introduction of heat, light, energy, and chemical catalysts.

  • 4) Conducts research on manufactured products to develop and improve products.

  • 5) Conducts research into composition, structure, properties, relationships, and reactions of matter.

  • 6) Confers with scientists and engineers regarding research, and prepares technical papers and reports.

  • 7) Prepares standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products, and tests.

  • 8) May be designated according to chemistry specialty as Chemist, Analytical; Chemist, Inorganic; Chemist, Organic; Chemist Physical.




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Job Number: 1765