The State Laboratory is a scheduled office under the aegis of the Department of Public Expenditure, NDP Delivery and Reform. It is the Government's principal analytical chemistry laboratory and provides a comprehensive analytical and advisory service to clients across a range of Government Departments and Offices and State Bodies. The main areas of activity of the Laboratory are:
Potential clients are welcome to contact the State Chemist to discuss their requirements informally and in confidence.
The State Laboratory provides excellent career opportunities for chemistry graduates and postgraduates who want to work in superb laboratory facilities utilising the latest technology to perform world-class analysis and make a real difference. Many other skills are required to support the laboratory work including ICT, Health & Safety, Finance, Human Resources and Laboratory Attendants. Potential colleagues will find more information on the Careers page.
Monday - Friday: 9am-5pm
Backweston Laboratory Campus
+353 (0)1 505 7000
+353 (0)1 505 7070