Job Title: Laboratory Associate Intern
Proposed Start Date: Spring 2022
Conditions: 10-20 hours per week
Description: MTI BioTech, Inc. (MTI) has an open position for a laboratory intern 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 intern will assist the analytical chemists in the laboratory with the
preparation of biological and food samples for analysis by LS/MS/MS, HPLC, and
GCMS. The intern will also gain experience in analytical method development and will
be responsible for maintaining ISO 17025 records.
Requirements: This position requires an academic major in either nutrition, chemistry, biology, or a
related field. Previous experience with laboratory techniques, such as general wet
chemistry, HPLC, GCMS, or ELISA is essential but not required. Basic computer skills,
good communication skills (including preparation of lab reports), and attention to detail
Compensation: $14.50 per hour.
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.