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Analytical Chemistry. Colin Wright Scott Schreffler March 28, 2007 Introduction to Chemistry Seminar. Overview . Analysis of what it is or how much is there, not how it works Work in all areas of chemistry Variety of work conditions depending on area of study

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analytical chemistry

Analytical Chemistry

Colin Wright

Scott Schreffler

March 28, 2007

Introduction to Chemistry Seminar

overview
Overview
  • Analysis of what it is or how much is there, not how it works
  • Work in all areas of chemistry
  • Variety of work conditions depending on area of study
  • Work with a variety of instruments, and techniques
  • Develop new ways of measuring things
  • May do research to study environmental conditions or quality control
job functions and activities
Job Functions and Activities
  • Analytical chemists are generally involved with making measurements
  • They work in the chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and food industries.
  • Analytical chemists are also suited for positions as quality assurance specialists to ensure that procedures and protocols are followed.
  • They do basic laboratory research, develop processes and products, design instruments used in analytical analysis, teach, and work in marketing and law.
places of employment
Places of Employment
  • Analytical chemists are employed in every part of the chemical, pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical, food, and waste management industries
  • They also can work with the government and private consulting labs.
  • Work anywhere in the world
personal characteristics
Personal Characteristics
  • Good laboratory and mechanical skills needed
  • Patience while working in the lab.
  • Ability to take precise and accurate measurements.
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to learn about and keep up with new techniques and instrumentation and technology
  • Being a problem solver, thinking outside the box
job outlook
Job Outlook
  • While overall companies are hiring less analytical chemists you can still find jobs
  • The trend is to now hire short term employees
  • The salaries are
    • Bachelor\'s degree is $26,000
    • Master\'s degree is $34,250
    • Doctorate’s degree is $51,000
education and training requirements
Education and Training Requirements
  • Training should include advanced instrumentation such as: HPLC, GC, Mass-Spec, etc.
  • Good lab skills are a must
    • need to be clean
    • record all data exactly
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills needed may include: MS Word, MS Excel, and other more specific chemistry related programs
  • Broad chemical knowledge helpful
  • Customer service, business, and management skill are becoming more necessary
additional information
Additional Information
  • Analytical Chemistry: Springboard
    • List of analytical chemistry resources
  • VC2: Analytical Chemistry
    • Basic Overview
  • Career Builder
    • Jobs in analytical chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry: What is it?
    • Description of analytical chemistry itself
  • Wikipedia
    • History of analytical chemistry
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