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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

Colin Wright

Scott Schreffler

March 28, 2007

Introduction to Chemistry Seminar


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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


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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.


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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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