Job Title: Laboratory Analytical Associate
Proposed Start Date: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
Conditions: 12 months, Part Time
Description: MTI BioTech Inc. (MTI) has an open position for a laboratory associate within Heartland
Assays. MTI is a research-driven company that is dedicated to the development of
credible, safe, and effective nutritional products. We also provide clinical and laboratory
research support for the specific products developed. Heartland Assays' mission is to
provide cutting-edge analytics, robust methodologies, and precise, accurate results for
The successful candidate will be conducting laboratory research and testing on
biochemically and physiologically derived products that enhance health, performance,
and well-being. Duties will include treatment preparation, data entry, and data analysis.
In addition, the associate will be responsible the analytical preparation of biological and
food samples for analysis by ELISA, LS/MS/MS, HPLC, and GCMS. The associate will
also develop new analytical methods and will be responsible for maintaining ISO 17025
Requirements: The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in an academic major in either nutrition,
chemistry, biology, or a related field. Previous experience with laboratory techniques,
such as general wet chemistry, LC/MS/MS, HPLC, GCMS, or ELISA is essential but not
required. Basic computer skills, good communication skills (including preparation of lab
reports), and attention to detail are required.
Compensation: MTI offers competitive hourly wage.
Instructions: Send letter of application, resume, and the name and phone number of three references to:
Dr. John A. Rathmacher, MTI BioTech, Inc., Iowa State University Research Park, 2711
S. Loop Dr., Suite 4400 Ames, Iowa 50010.