[ES_JOBS_NET] Isotope geochemistry lab manager, Princeton

The Princeton University Department of Geosciences seeks to hire a full time Research Specialist for the isotope geochemistry laboratory of Professor John Higgins. Responsibilities include: -Maintaining lab operations on a daily, weekly and monthly basis; -Monitoring and assessing consumables inventory and ordering supplies as needed; -Sample processing and analysis; -Assessing and maintaining equipment: performing minor maintenance on the mass spectrometers and managing major maintenance activities with contracted technicians; -Training and supervising all lab users, including postdocs, visitors, graduate students and undergraduates, with a particular focus on supporting and assisting undergraduates with their research projects; -Scheduling equipment time and maintaining the lab calendar; and -Developing standard operating procedures for lab instrumentation; and modifying these procedures as appropriate. The candidate should be organized, meticulous, and capable of working independently; a commitment to maintaining a clean and organized laboratory is required. The position may require some travelling for the collection of geological samples. There will be opportunities to participate in data interpretation and publication of the results. Lab instrumentation includes: Element 2 ICP-MS; iCAP-Q Quadrupole ICP-MS; Neptune MC-ICP-MS; and Dionex ICS 5000+ ion chromatography system. Qualifications include a bachelor degree in chemistry, geoscience, or a related field. Some laboratory experience is required. This is a one year term position, with the possibility of renewal based on performance and available funding. The preferred start date is no later than September 15, 2016. Interested individuals are invited to submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter which includes career goals, and contact information for 3 references to the Princeton University jobsite at http://ift.tt/1YuopfU

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