Career Opportunities

 

Career Opportunities
Environmental Microbiology Lab Manager - Diagnostic and Clinical Division
Coralville, IA


The State Hygienic Laboratory (Iowa’s Environmental and Public Health Laboratory), at the University of Iowa has an exciting full-time opportunity for an Environmental Microbiology Lab Manager. The individual will provide technical oversight to the environmental microbiology laboratory activities at all three SHL locations and supervise the Coralville section. Technical areas of expertise will include both culture and qPCR methods for the following programs: cannabidiol product testing, microbial source tracking, Legionella in water, food and waterborne outbreak investigation testing support, bacterial indicator water testing (drinking, surface, wastewater), and coronavirus in wastewater. The individual will lead SHL’s participation in the Iowa Rapid Response Team for foodborne outbreak response and oversee SHL’s Food Emergency Response Network (FERN) Microbiology grant programs (USDA/FSIS and FDA Laboratory Flexible Funding Model (LFFM). Additionally, this individual will assure compliance with federal and state regulations and accrediting bodies (TNI and ISO 17025), oversee verification and validation of testing protocols, coordinate analytical testing for food and waterborne outbreaks, seek grant and contract opportunities, publish and present at state and national meetings, and pursue academic collaborations with University of Iowa faculty and staff. FBI clearance will be applied for this individual.

For more information, please view the job description.

To apply: See requisition 21002163 at https://jobs.uiowa.edu

Applicable background checks will be conducted.

Advertising started April 19, 2021 and will run through May 3, 2021.

Reminder: Once the advertising window has closed all opportunities to apply for the position end, and no additional applications can be considered.



Newborn Screening Research Specialist - Diagnostic and Clinical Division
Ankeny, Iowa Facility


The State Hygienic Laboratory (Iowa’s Environmental and Public Health Laboratory), at the University of Iowa, has an exciting full-time opportunity for a Newborn Screening Research Specialist, in the Ankeny, Iowa facility. The primary function of the position is to lead the newborn screening tandem mass spectrometry laboratory quality improvement and quality assurance initiatives, that will evaluate practices and screening algorithms, and provide recommendations. The position also functions as a CLIA Technical Supervisor for tandem mass spectrometry result interpretation and is responsible for mentoring staff on advanced data analysis and specialized maintenance techniques.

Work Location: Ankeny, Iowa

For more information, please view the job description.

To apply: See requisition 21002102 at https://jobs.uiowa.edu

Applicable background checks will be conducted.

Advertising started April 19, 2021 and will run through May 3, 2021.

Reminder: Once the advertising window has closed all opportunities to apply for the position end, and no additional applications can be considered.



Newborn Screening Java Application Developer - Administration and Finance Division
Ankeny, Iowa Facility


The State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa is seeking a Java Application Developer. The person in this position is responsible for the development and support of Java based applications that support the State Hygienic Laboratory (SHL)’s Newborn Screening Program. Responsibilities include development of n-Tier Java Applications, working with staff in the SHL’s Newborn Screening program to gather requirements, and supporting program workflows.

This position will work closely with technical and functional partners to determine requirements and create comprehensive solutions using modern technologies. The individual in this position will be expected to enhance and support systems including the SHL’s Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) OpenELIS.

This position will work alongside department senior technical staff to design, develop, implement, and support these solutions. This position is responsible for mission-critical enterprise applications and sensitive data, so attention to detail and quality are critical.

Location: Ankeny, Iowa

For more information, please view the job description.

To apply: See requisition 21001185 at https://jobs.uiowa.edu

Applicable background checks will be conducted.

Advertising started January 25, 2021 and is ongoing.

Reminder: Once the advertising window has closed all opportunities to apply for the position end, and no additional applications can be considered.



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

General information regarding employment at the University of Iowa as well as current job listings are available at the UI Jobs website.



Last updated April 19, 2021