Geochemistry Lab Manager

Miami University
Oxford is in Butler County in the southwest part of Ohio approximately 40 miles north of Cincinnati
Jul 23, 2019
Aug 31, 2019
Career Level
Education Level
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type

The Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science at Miami University invites applications for a Geochemistry Lab Manager position. The Lab Manager will be expected to manage trace metal geochemistry, ICP-OES/MS 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 LA-ICP-MS, powder XRD and HPLC analysis; expertise in laboratory technique development, and electrical and mechanical abilities. Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae and unofficial copy of transcripts to Letters of reference will be requested upon receipt of application. Inquiries can be directed to Cathy Edwards at Position not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.  Review of applications will begin on September 2, 2019 and continue until position is filled.

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