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CHEMIST

Location:
WEST PALM BEACH , FL, 33401
Salary:
30,000
Posted:
September 12, 2008

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Resume:

MICHAEL MCLEAN

**** **** ***** ***** ****. Apt A 11

West Palm Beach, FL. 33401

Cell: 561-***-****

Home: 561-***-****

************@*****.***

Objective: A chemistry position working for MRI-BWI that makes use of strong analytical skills and problem solving ability.

Highlights:

-knowledgeable of many spectroscopic methods

-Familiarity with many qualitative and quantitative laboratory techniques.

-strong technical writing skills and ability to use scientific principles to solve problems.

Familiarity with EPA standard methods and OSHA guidelines.

Education:

BS, Chemistry, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL.

Graduation Date: 08/05/2008

GPA: 3.6/4.0

Associate in Arts Degree, Palm Beach Community College, Lake worth, FL.

Graduation Date: 08/08/2006

GPA: 3.67/4.00

High School Diploma, Tivoli Gardens High School, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies.

Graduation Date: 07/07/02

Leadership Skills:

-Key Club President (2001-2002), School’s Head Boy (2001-2002) and Adventist Youth Leader (2004-2007).

Computer skills:

-Maple, Hyperchem, Chemdraw, internet

-Proficient in MS Office Word, Excel, Power Point and Access; Mac

-Able to learn new software quickly

Spectroscopic experience:

-HPLC, GC-MS, NMR, FT-IR, UV-Vis, Raman Microscopy, Oxygen Bomb Calorimeter, FRET and Column Chromatography.

Research projects:

Directed independent Study: (1) Analyze the quality of different freshwater reservoirs using EPA approved methods in testing analytes’ concentrations and identifying different chemotaxonomic phytoplankton groups and their trophic states that are useful in water quality monitoring programs; instruments used: RP-HPLC-PDA system, Hach DR 5000, Hach DRB 200, Perkin Elmer UV-Vis spectrometer and Sonicator-Homogenizer. (2) Acquire a rigorous hands-on experience and theoretical knowledge in NMR instrumentation.

Work Experience:

2004-2006, Sales Associate in Jewelry department; Sears, Roebuck and Co, West Palm Beach, FL.

Job Duties: inventory keeping, cashiering, help train new employees, work with Sears affiliates to provide better customer service and independently maintain department.

Feb. 2003-July 2003, Usher, Muvico Parisian 20, West Palm Beach, FL.

Job Duties; assist patrons and provide directions, up-keep premises.

Awards and Distinctions:

-FAU: Transfer Educational Achievement Scholarship Award 2006-2008 (Based on GPA) and Cum Laude Graduate.

-PBCC: Dean’s List, President’s List, Graduated with high Academic Distinction.

-Tivoli Gardens HS: Valedictorian, Victoria Mutual Academic Scholarship Award, Best Overall Student Award, Best Student Award in Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Mathematics, Principles of Business, Principles of Accounting and English Literature.

Coursework:

-Completed a BS in chemistry coursework, ACS certified tract

-Electives: Environmental Chemistry, Philosophy of Science, General Microbiology, Biochemistry II and Intro to anthropology.

Community Service:

Lake Worth and Lantana SDA Church, Lake Worth, FL.

Offices held: Adventist Youth Leader and Sabbath School Teacher.

Professional References:

Professor J. William Louda, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL.

561-***-**** Fax 561-***-**** ******@***.***

Cliff Saunders, Cryogenic Plant Supervisor, City of Fort Lauderdale

305-***-****

Professor Patricia Snyder, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL.

Ph 561-***-**** Fax 561-***-**** ******@***.***



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