Job Description for Analytical Chemist

Analytical chemists are specialized scientists who work to determine the chemical makeup of a variety of substances, both organic and inorganic. They must not only determine what chemical compounds and molecules are contained in a piece of matter, but also the quantities of those chemicals relative to others to discover chemical impurities, analyze unknown samples, and maintain quality control for specific chemical substances and medicines.

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Analytical Chemist Tasks
  • Use computer-controlled instruments in laboratories to take measurements.
  • Study samples, calibrate and standardize test results, interpret data and report results.
  • Determine the composition and structure of matter.

About Norton, Virginia

Norton city, Virginia
4,015
Male:
1,500 (37.4%)
Female:
2,515 (62.6%)
Norton is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,958, making it the least populous city in Virginia, along with the westernmost. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Norton with surrounding Wise County for statistical purposes. Norton was named for Eckstein Norton, a railroad official. The Hotel Norton is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. John I. Burton High School Norton Elementary and Middle School Norton is located at 36°56′12″N 82°37′31″W, along the Powell and Guest Rivers. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.5 square miles (19 km2), virtually all of which is land. Major highways US 23 US 58 Alt. As of the census of 2000, there were 3,904 people, 1,730 households, and 1,067 families residing in the city. The population density was 518.5 people per square mile (200.2/km²). There were 1,946 housing units at an average density...
Norton:
$36,148
Virginia:
$64,792
$532
Norton:
$89,900
Virginia:
$243,500
6.9%

Analytical Chemist Job Listings

Key Stats for Analytical Chemist

1-4 years
100%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
100%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
no benefits
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