POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Laboratory Operations Coordinator (Full-Time)
Fermentation Science Institute
SIU Carbondale

Position: Laboratory Operations Coordinator (full-time), Fermentation Science Institute, SIU Carbondale.

Effective Date: As soon as possible

Responsibilities: The position coordinates, manages, and operates the U.S. Tax and Trade Bureau certified Service Laboratory and teaching laboratories of the Fermentation Science Institute, including supervision of student and teaching assistants. This function includes significant interaction with the public and regional fermentation related businesses. Responsibilities include the maintenance and operation of complex and sensitive analytical instrumentation, such as HPLC, GC, GCMS and spectroscopy. Responsibilities include receiving and processing samples for analysis, interpretation and reporting of analysis results, as well as interfacing with customers. The position also handles various budgeting and accounting functions for the Fermentation Science Institute.

Qualifications: Requires at least a bachelor's degree in an analytical or fermentation related science field and at least one year of experience maintaining and operating analytical instrumentation for the analysis of alcoholic beverages. Applicants must either be recognized currently as a certified chemist by the Federal Tax and Trade Bureau or hold the required qualifications to become certified. Knowledge and experience developing protocols and methodology for standard methods of analysis for alcoholic beverages and experience characterizing and propagating microbiological cultures are preferred. Demonstrable knowledge and experience in alcoholic beverage production and other fermentation related industries is also preferred.

Application Deadline: Complete applications will be reviewed starting October 20, 2017 and will be received until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Applicants must submit (email preferred) a letter of application describing interest and qualifications for the position (including relevant coursework), a list of references and complete resume to:

Matthew McCarroll, Director
Fermentation Science Institute
1785 University Press Drive, Mail Code 6833
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901

Telephone: 618-453-7508, Email: mmccarroll@siu.edu

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed
and encouraged and will receive consideration.