Stable Isotope Geoscience Facility, Texas A&M University.
We invite applications for a Laboratory Manager position for the Stable Isotope Geosciences Facility (SIGF). SIGF houses a Picarro cavity ring-down spectrometer and three mass spectrometers (MAT253, MAT252, DeltaPlus XP) and associated peripheral devices (Kiel IV carbonate device, two EAs, TC/EA, Gas Bench II, and GC-combustion system).
The successful candidate must have at minimum a B.S. degree in science and three years experience with light stable isotope mass spectrometers and peripherals. Candidates with a graduate degree (M.S.) in Earth Sciences and at least three years experience with multiple peripherals (elemental analyzer, GC-combustion, automated carbonate device) will be given preference.
Responsibilities include (1) conduct and/or supervise maintenance and repair of research instrumentation; (2) train and supervise graduate and undergraduate students, lab technicians, post-docs, and research scientists using the Facility; (3) develop and improve analytical methods and instrumentation; (4) maintain quality control and tracking of all data; (5) participate in facility design, promotion, planning, and growth; and (6) oversee Facility’s financial management. Salary will be commensurate with experience and education.
The facility is supported by the College of Geosciences and the Departments of Geography, Geology & Geophysics, and Oceanography. Users include faculty and students from these departments, from other departments across the University, and from the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group (GERG) and the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP).
Interested candidates should send by email a letter of application outlining analytical experience, a current curriculum vitae, and addresses of three references to Dr. Ethan Grossman (e-grossman@ tamu.edu), Department of Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA 77843-3115. In addition applicants should apply online at http://tamujobs.tamu.edu. Applications will be reviewed beginning December 15, 2011 and will be accepted until the position is filled. Texas A&M University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and encourages applications from minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information contact Ethan Grossman (
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