Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
University of Idaho
Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences
Employee Category: Classified
Pay Range: $16.46 per hour or higher depending on experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The lab technician will assist in running the newly established Biogeochemistry Core Facility at the University of Idaho. The Core Facility is a collaborative unit involving departments across the University that houses instrumentation and laboratory space related to the biogeochemistry of managed and natural ecosystems. The position offers opportunities to be involved in research projects across the Department of Soil and Water Systems.
- B.S./B.A. in soil, microbiology, or water sciences or comparable fields. - Experience with stable isotope analysis. - Experience working in microbial ecology. - Experience working in hydrology. - Must have a valid drivers license and be able to successfully pass a drivers record check.
- Previous laboratory and management experience. - Demonstrated ability to communicate science. -Knowledge of cavity ring down spectroscopy instruments. - Knowledge of DNA extraction, PCR, and qPCR. - Knowledge of flow injection analysis (FIA).
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP002082P
Posting Date: 02/01/2019
Closing Date: 3/25/2019
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions: Please note: to be considered, your Letter of Qualification must address EACH of the minimum qualifications, including pertinent education and/or experience. In addition, to improve your ranking during the evaluation process, address as many of the Preferred Qualifications as possible. Information on a resume will not be accepted as a substitute for submitting a Letter of Qualification.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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