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CV, Analytical Chemist Seeking Work In UK Or Ireland

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 25637
(11/02/1980, female)
List top 5 skills: analytical chemist, chemistry teacher, iso 17025, quality assurance, quality assurance analyst, research assistant, researcher
Short Bio:

An analytical chemist with 13 years of experience in academia and chemical testing laboratories
• Experience in teaching general, organic, and analytical chemistry to undergraduate students
• Experience in different analytical techniques and instrumentation
• Technical knowledge and skills in implementing the ISO 17025 standard in analytical testing laboratories and experience in organizing interlaboratory comparison studies

Current location: 

Calabarzon, Philippines - View on map

Nationality: 

Filipino

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Pharmaceutical and Science, Oil, Gas and Energy, Manufacturing and Operations

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Asia, Australia, austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Netherlands, new zealand, Poland, portugal, Singapore, spain, Sweden, switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom



Profile

An analytical chemist with 13 years of experience in academia and chemical testing laboratories

• Experience in teaching general, organic, and analytical chemistry to undergraduate students

• Experience in different analytical techniques and instrumentation

• Technical knowledge and skills in implementing the ISO 17025 standard in analytical testing laboratories and experience in organizing interlaboratory comparison studies

Career Summary

• PhD Candidate/Researcher.
Mar 2012 – Oct 2014.
European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements, Geel, Belgium

Early stage researcher under the Marie Curie Initial Training Network CSI:Environment

Project: Standardization and quality assurance of stable isotope analysis in environmental studies

Organization of an interlaboratory comparison exercise within the PhD network on the determination of carbon stable isotope ratio (δ13C) in alkanes using gas chromatography-isotope ratio mass spectrometry (GC-IRMS)

Designing the interlaboratory comparison scheme, preparation and dissemination of test sample and instructions, conduct of homogeneity and stability studies, collection and statistical evaluation of participant’s data, and preparation of interlaboratory comparison report

• Chemist/Researcher.
May 2010 – Jan 2012.
International Rice Research Institute, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines

Validation of the laboratory´s management and analytical SOPs in preparation for application for ISO 17025 accreditation

Assisted in the method development/validation of procedures for the analyses of water, plant and soil samples as required in ISO 17025 standard; training and supervision of 5 Research Technicians for the implementation of validated methods

Routine analysis of plant, soil and water samples when necessary; data processing and evaluating the quality of analytical results based on QA protocols

Assisted in scheduling, assigning and monitoring of samples for analyses to assure timely delivery of results

Responsible for maintaining the laboratory´s ISO 17025 quality management system documentation; authored/reviewed/revised management and analytical SOPs to ensure relevance to laboratory operations

Training of laboratory staff and on-the-job trainees in quality assurance procedures

Conducted internal audit of the analytical laboratory and supervision of the implementation and completion of the corrective actions in compliance to ISO 17025

• Chemistry Instructor.
June 2002 – May 2008.
University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines

Prepared, delivered lectures and supervised laboratory work of undergraduate students on general, organic and analytical chemistry

Evaluation of undergraduate students’ exams, assignments, quizzes and laboratory performance

Performed other instruction-related functions such as participation in course and curriculum design, program review, student advising, academic and administrative committees

• Quality Assurance Analyst.
Aug 2001 – Feb 2002.
Interphil Laboratories Inc., Laguna, Philippines

Performed physical and chemical testing (gravimetry, titrimetry, and UV-Vis spectrophotometry) of pharmaceutical products from pilot testing in compliance with GLP; supported process and method validation program

Qualifications

 

• PhD in Analytical Chemistry (on-going).
Thesis under development; anticipated defense first semester 2016. Gdansk University of Technology, Gdansk, Poland.

Marie Curie Fellow. Thesis topic: “Standardization and quality assurance of stable isotope analysis in environmental studies”

• European Master in Quality in Analytical Laboratories. 2008 – 2010. University of Barcelona, Spain; University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal Erasmus Mundus Scholar. Thesis: “Development and Application of Quality Standard Procedures (Operation, Verification and Maintenance) for an LC-MS System”

• Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. 1997 – 2001. University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines
Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute Scholar. Thesis: “Water Quality Assessment of the Groundwater in Three Barangays of Bay, Laguna: San Isidro, San Antonio and Tagumpay”

Skills

• Licensed Chemist (Professional Regulation Commission of the Philippines)

• Competence in oral and written communication (English), very good presentation skills

• Competence in teaching general, organic and anlaytical chemistry undergraduate courses

• Competence in laboratory quality management and accreditation of chemical testing laboratories to ISO 17025

• Competence in preparation of documentation (SOPs, analytical method validation protocol and report) for ISO 17025 accreditation

• Experience in organizing interlaboratory comparison exercise, test material preparation and conducting homogeneity and stability studies as per ISO 17043 and ISO Guide 35

• Competence in analytical method validation for ISO 17025 accreditation

• Technical knowledge and skills in the operation and maintenance of analytical instruments (AAS, UV-Vis, GC, HPLC, EA-IRMS, GC-IRMS, ICP-OES)

• Very good computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)

 

Non Degree Training

• Supervisory Training Program, 12-14 October 2010, IRRI, Laguna, Philippines

• Radiation Safety Course for IRRI RAM Users, 14-16 February 2011, IRRI, Laguna, Philippines

• Internal Auditor Training for ISO 17025 Accredited Laboratories, 4-7 April 2011, IRRI, Laguna, Philippines

• Research Data Management 101, 17-19 May 2011, IRRI, Laguna, Philippines

• Effective Presentation Skills, 21-23 Sept 2011, IRRI, Laguna, Philippines

• Production of Certified Reference Materials, 19-20 September 2012, JRC-IRMM, Geel, Belgium

• Use of Reference Materials and the Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty, 10-11 October 2012, JRC-IRMM, Geel, Belgium

• Public Speaking, 03-04 December 2012, JRC-IRMM, Geel, Belgium

• Basic Statistics + Anova, 04-08 February 2013, JRC-IRMM, Geel, Belgium

• Scientific Writing, 27-28 September 2012, JRC-IRMM, Geel, Belgium

• TrainMiC® At IRMM: Single Laboratory Validation of Measurement Procedures, 14 May 2013, JRC-IRMM, Geel, Belgium

• TrainMiC® At IRMM: Uncertainty of Measurement Results, 24 September 2013, JRC-IRMM, Geel, Belgium

• TrainMiC® At IRMM: Internal Quality Control, 3 December 2013, JRC-IRMM, Geel, Belgium

• TrainMiC® Training for New Trainers, 30 September to 02 October 2014, JRC-IRMM, Geel, Belgium