Director of Center for Applied Isotope Studies

University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia (US)
Salary commensurate with experience
Nov 18, 2020
Dec 18, 2020
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The University of Georgia’s (UGA) Center for Applied Isotope Studies (CAIS) is seeking a Director at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Senior Research Scientist. The CAIS is the largest isotope geochemistry/radiocarbon AMS dating facility in the U.S. and is accredited under ISO/IEC 17025:2017. CAIS contains state-of-the-art facilities for radiocarbon dating, environmental analyses, food flavor and beverage authenticity testing, and bio-based product testing ( CAIS’s 40+ scientists collaborate in research and method development, serve the UGA research community and work with worldwide academic institutions, government agencies, and private companies. The Director will oversee scientific, fiscal and regulatory activities, and work closely to develop, refine, and implement a vision for the Center’s continuing growth and preservation of ISO/IEC accreditation. The Director interfaces with the UGA Office of Research for policy, reports, and personnel administration. The Director will have a commitment to a diverse workforce and maintain a high quality of researchers and staff members who are committed to world-class science and technology. The Director provides primary leadership for a robust and technologically advanced research and service center that generates annual revenues of approximately $3M. The Director also ensures that CAIS operates with fiscal and scientific integrity and will be responsible for ensuring that it supports interdisciplinary work at UGA and offers training opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. CAIS collaborates with UGA’s Departments of Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Marine Science, Ecology, and Archaeology. For more information go to: