MRIGlobal, an independent research and development organization, delivers solutions in global health, national security and defense, and energy and the environment. The organization perform scientific research, advanced engineering, and program integration and management for clients in industry, government, and academia. Established in 1944 as Midwest Research Institute, MRIGlobal is based in Kansas City, Mo., and operates in nine states and Washington, D.C. MRIGlobal employs more than 500 and manages 2,600-plus workers through management and operations programs with various clients.
Provides technical leadership in analytical chemistry with emphasis in trace determination of environmental contaminants in animal tissues in support of toxicology studies and advises project teams in areas of expertise. Manages programs in technical areas of expertise that may require multidisciplinary involvement from staff in more than one technical division or the use of subcontractors. Contributes to divisional planning process, provides guidance to lower-level staff, leads marketing and proposal activities. Directs the technical activities of individuals and groups.
Nature and Scope
The Principal Chemist reports administratively to a Section Manager or a Division Director. Manages large programs that potentially involve multiple divisions and subcontractors. Directs or monitors direction of several large or critical projects. Directs preparation of reports. Deals regularly with top-level contacts in client organizations. Holds positions in one or more societies or committees. Directs the activities of individuals and groups toward the accomplishment of program goals, directs allocation of resources, and establishes schedule to meet program deadlines. Actively participates in marketing activities of the division. Staff functioning at this level will generally spend most of their time on technical leadership activities.
Client accountabilities specific to this position:
Internal Process accountabilities specific to this position:
Ph.D. in specified study area plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in analytical chemistry application to toxicology studies; or MS in specified study area plus a minimum of 12years of relevant experience in analytical chemistry application to toxicology studies; or BS in specified study area plus a minimum of 18years of relevant experience in analytical chemistry application to toxicology studies.