Share This Page
Explore the Possibilities
and Advance with Us.
Lab Analyst II
Job Number: 2020-34426
Category: Research
Location: Worcester, MA
Shift: Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non Exempt
Business Unit: UMass Med School
Department: School - Drugs Of Abuse Lab - W821200
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary Grade: 19
Union Code: Union Position-W28-SHARE
Num. Openings: 1
Post Date: April 16, 2020


Under the general supervision of the Manager or designee, the Lab Analyst II performs accurate chemical analysis of evidence submitted by Law Enforcement Agencies while maintaining chain of custody records.



  • Maintain accurate record of chain of custody for all cases received during analysis
  • Perform analytical analysis of evidence for identification and/or quantitation, records information
  • Complete all the necessary paperwork as dictated by department and laboratory policy
  • Performs and documents routine maintenance of equipment.
  • Participates in the development of new assays, and the evaluation of new equipment.
  • Communicates with other Laboratory staff and Law Enforcement Officials.  Provides testimony in court, when necessary.
  • Advises and aids DAL Evidence Officer on identification, classification, and handling of evidence.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • B.S. in Chemistry or related degree (requires strong emphasis on Chemistry)
  • 1 year relevant laboratory experience
  • Oral and written communication skills necessary for interaction with other medical center staff as well as outside agencies
  • 20/20 and color vision (corrected), good physical coordination, and ability to move and lift moderately heavy objects


Under the general supervision of the Manager or designee






Exposure to odorous chemicals and specimens, potential carcinogens, mutagens, teratogens, and samples of unknown origin

Check Out Our Advancing Careers 
HR Blog
Published May 10, 2021

Joining our Talent Community will allow you to stay connected with UMass Chan Medical School and receive alerts with new job opportunities that match your interests. Join now and receive relevant communications and updates from our organization. Click here and join the UMass Chan Medical School Talent Community Now

Receive the latest news about Careers at UMass Chan Medical School by following us on Twitter.

Published Nov. 27, 2018

UMass Chan Medical School Core Competencies demonstrating the capabilities that are central across all UMass Chan positions that collectively contribute to UMass Chan Medical School success.

Named a U.S. News & World Report
for Primary Care and Research