Analytical chemistry l.jpg
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 8

Analytical Chemistry PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 225 Views
  • Updated On :
  • Presentation posted in: General

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

Download Presentation

Analytical Chemistry

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Analytical chemistry l.jpg

Analytical Chemistry

Colin Wright

Scott Schreffler

March 28, 2007

Introduction to Chemistry Seminar


Overview l.jpg

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 l.jpg

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 l.jpg

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 l.jpg

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 l.jpg

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 l.jpg

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 l.jpg

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


  • Login