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Requisition ID:  11233

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Job Summary

There is a work study opportunity available in the Metabolite Profiling Facility, located in the Bindley Bioscience Center at Discovery Park (https://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/bioscience/facilities/core/metabolite/index.php).  The position involves assisting with the chemical analysis of compounds in biological samples.  The position involves sample preparation, instrumental set-up, and data analysis for High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (HPLC/MS) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) instrumentation.   Essential duties include sample preparation prior to instrumental analysis, such as weighing samples and performing liquid extractions, weighing buffers, and adjusting pH, and basic data analysis using instrument vendor software and MS Excel.  Duties also include updating chemical inventories and keeping the lab clean.  Appropriate training will be provided.   10 hours per week are available, and times are flexible. 

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