Research Associate Position in Isotope Biogeochemistry

Employer
Boston College, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Location
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Closing date
Feb 23, 2023
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The Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry Lab in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Boston College is searching for a full-time research associate. The successful candidate will use cutting-edge stable isotope analyses to investigate the ocean’s biogeochemical cycles (focusing on nitrogen) and its interactions with climate. Projects will be decided based on the candidate's background, experience, and research interest. The initial appointment will be for two years with the possibility of extension depending on performance and available funding. Start date is negotiable.

Degree Requirement: PhD or MS degree in Geochemistry, Oceanography, Geobiology, or relevant field.

Job Description:

  • Participates in the development, design, and conduct of research.
  • Performs experiments and analyzes samples in a Clean Lab.
  • Participates in relevant field work.
  • Works independently on collection of data.
  • Participates in the interpretation of data.
  • Presents results at meetings or conferences.
  • Publishes results in peer-reviewed journals
  • Supervises graduate and undergraduate students.
  • May apply for research grants and serve as co-P.I.

Basic Qualifications:

  • MS degree at time of appointment.
  • Prior experience performing independent lab work with complex techniques.
  • Prior experience with isotope ratio mass spectrometers.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD degree at time of appointment.
  • Background in ocean biogeochemistry.
  • Prior experience working in a Clean Lab.
  • Prior experience in microbiology.

Please send a CV, names and contact information for 2-3 references, and a short cover letter describing your background and suitability for this position to Dr. Xingchen (Tony) Wang (xingchen.wang@bc.edu). This position will remain open until filled.

 

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