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Geochemistry Lab Manager
The Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science at Miami University invites applications for a Geochemistry Lab Manager. The Lab Manager will be expected to manage new trace metal geochemistry and ICP-OES labs, and to share responsibility for ICP-MS, HPLC and powder XRD labs. Duties will include training and supervision of lab users, laboratory maintenance, data quality assurance, assistance in teaching laboratory-based courses, oversight of radiation and environmental health and safety compliance, and laboratory financial management. Laboratory technique development and adaptation for analysis of diverse geologic and environmental materials expected, with opportunities to pursue research and external funding.
Required: M.S. or Ph.D. in geology or related field, at least 4 years of experience in major and trace element analysis of geologic materials by plasma techniques at the time of the appointment, and proven experience in successful training and supervision of geochemistry lab users. Desired: experience in powder XRD and HPLC analysis; expertise in laboratory technique development, computer programming and electrical and mechanical abilities. Submit cover letter, vita and unofficial copy of transcripts to: https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=1868. Arrange to have three (3) letters of recommendation sent to GeochemistrySearch@miamioh.edu. Screening of applications will begin January 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
Miami University, an EO/AA employer encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to Ms. Mary Jane Leveline at (513) 529-2027. Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Criminal background check required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free.
Janet and Elliot Baines Professor & Chair
Department of Geology & Environmental Earth Science
250 S. Patterson Ave.
Oxford, OH 45056