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 Countryside, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
5,974
Male:
2,712 (45.4%)
Female:
3,262 (54.6%)
Countryside is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 5,895 at the 2010 census. The land where Countryside sits was originally inhabited by the Potawatomi Indians and later by early American pioneers in the beginning of the 19th century. Settler Joseph Vial and his family were among the first non-native people to settle in the Countryside area in 1833. The area remained large expanses of rural farmland until the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, when the fire sent thousands of city dwellers into what is now west suburban Chicago. Land sold for only $2 an acre, which made areas such as Countryside a welcome respite from the congestion and industry in Chicago. Despite the settlement of these early Countryside inhabitants, the area largely remained a quiet farming community until the post-World War II era when suburban areas such as Countryside began to experience explosive growth. The area's first residential...
Countryside:
$57,679
Illinois:
$57,166
$936
Countryside:
$220,600
Illinois:
$175,700
4.5%

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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