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Scientist III

Pathology Watch

Pathology Watch

Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position Qualifications:


The Scientist III is responsible for performing routine sample analysis, LCMS and/or HPLC analytical techniques accurately and efficiently following SRL procedures.


Shift 1 (9:30 am - 6pm), Tues- Sat


Performs production sample runs.

  • Prepares solutions such as mobile phases and buffers
  • Performs validation experiments.
  • Works independently, plans and conducts laboratory work
  • Performs routine tasks with high efficiency
  • Trains and guides new testing personnel
  • Cleans laboratory glassware and helps maintain lab orderliness
  • Documents promptly and clearly all procedural processes
  • Performs automated and routine extractions

Performs LCMS and/or ICPMS analysis following specified SRL procedures.

  • Monitors LCMS and/or HPLC system performance to ensure quality of results
  • Independently troubleshoots assays and instrumentation
  • Processes data following SRL procedures and guidelines
  • Makes and records observations and performs mathematical calculations
  • Maintains and calibrates instrumentation and equipment as required

Assists with administrative duties.

  • Files documentation associated with daily production runs.
  • Makes copies of relative forms used for production and validation.
  • Assists with maintaining laboratory inventory and requesting supply orders



  • Bachelors degree in a scientific field


  • 3+ years laboratory related experience
  • 3 years LCMS
  • 3 years extraction experience


  • Ability to understand written and verbal instructions.
  • Must be able to work well with variety of laboratory personnel.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Must be able to work with frequent interruptions and fluctuations in workload.
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines with high quality work.
  • Ability to understand graphs, tables, charts and perform calculations needed for the task.
  • Ability to follow and implement policies and Standard Operating Procedures.


  • None required.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

2nd Shift (United States of America)

Job Category:

Laboratory Operations


Sonic Reference Laboratory, Inc

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