Geochemistry Lab Manager - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  1868

The Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science at Miami University invites applications for a Geochemistry Lab Manager, to begin June 1, 2016. 


The successful applicant will be expected to manage new trace metal geochemistry and ICP-OES labs, and to share responsibility for the 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.

Minimum Qualifications

M.S. or Ph.D. in geology or related field, and at least 4 years of experience in major and trace element analysis of geologic materials by plasma techniques at the time of appointment; proven experience in successful training and supervision of geochemistry lab users.  

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in powder XRD and HPLC analysis; expertise in laboratory technique development, computer programming and electrical and mechanical abilities.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Arrange to have three (3) letters of recommendation sent to

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Geology & Environmental Earth Science
  • Geochemistry Lab Manager
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Laboratory and Research
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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