1. Recommends the design and implementation of procedures and protocols under the direction of a higher-level authority. 2. Investigates, analyzes, and reaches preliminary scientific conclusions related to research planning 3. Ensures data results are compiled, analyzed, and presented properly. 4. Analyzes, develops and interprets scientific results. Maintains clear documentation of results. Prepares scientific reports and papers for research proposals and published reports. 5. Performs independent research and laboratory techniques and participates in experimental research planning. 6. Interacts with internal contacts including the PI, research assistants, graduate students, Radiation Safety and Biological Safety officers, and Animal Care personnel to discuss and evaluate research results and to ensure the smooth and safe operation of the laboratory. 7. Interacts with external contacts such as researchers at other institutions, staff at biotechnology and reagents companies to consult on research methods and to keep abreast of product information and developments. 8. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: BS in Geosciences
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: BS in Geosciences
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated ability logging and sampling geologic core for geochemical analyses.
Posting Position Title: Research Associate 1, MS
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated ability to use Matlab and R to statistically analyze large geochemical datasets and plot geochemical data. Demonstrated ability to use Adobe Creative Suite and ArcGis to create geologic maps, draft geological figures, and illustrate geologic concepts for scientific manuscripts.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Associate 1 MS
Required Skill/ability 1: Strong laboratory ("clean lab" preferred) background and demonstrated background in both stable and radiogenic isotope systems. Demonstrated ability with carbonate and shale rock preparation, rock digests, and column chromatography.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated ability in editing and writing grant proposals (NSF) and scientific manuscripts for a variety of journal formats and focuses (Chemical Geology, Geology, Journal of Sedimentary Research).
Master's Degree in a scientific discipline and one year experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 56152BR
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