Organic Analytical Laboratory

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Analytical Chemist Positions
We regularly have openings for chemists with at least two years of experience independently running GC-MS and/or HPLC systems in a research or industrial analytical chemistry lab. This position could be hourly, part-time or full-time, depending on the current OAL projects. Please contact us for more details!

Graduate Research Opportunities
Fostering scientific talent and providing research-focused educational opportunities are critical to the future of science at DRI. We are always looking for highly motivated graduate students with excellent communication and writing skills, who are interested in solving problems in Atmospheric Chemistry and Public Health using organic analytical methods. Please contact us for more information!

STEM Learning Outreach Program
DRI provides a learning environment strongly focused on collaborative, interdisciplinary research. DRI faculty members participate in Atmospheric and Hydrologic Science academic programs with the University of Nevada, Reno, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Nevada State College. Students conduct their research at DRI while earning their degrees through the universities. Learn more about DRI’s STEM Stream learning and outreach program.


Andrey Khlystov, Ph.D.
Lab Director 


Desert Research Institute
2215 Raggio Parkway
Reno, NV 89512


Atmospheric Sciences