The aquatic geochemistry lab at the University of Michigan is currently seeking a laboratory technician to assist in research projects involving aquatic geochemistry and environmental science, including the chemical, photochemical, and biogeochemical analysis of water samples in the laboratory, the computer entry of data, and the statistical or graphical
analysis of data. A suitable candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree in a natural science discipline such as chemistry, geology, biology or environmental sciences, plus the ability to translate, adapt and apply this knowledge. Candidates should have lab experience in detailed, high-quality biogeochemical analyses of samples, and must show evidence of skill in computer data entry and analysis including graphics. In addition, desired qualifications include experience in field collection of environmental samples in remote areas under difficult conditions, and experience in operating and coordinating in research collection and analysis program with minimum supervision. The position requires moderately strenuous field work in the Arctic during summer (hiking with full packs over tundra). Experience with the following is a plus: UV-vis spectrophotometer, fluorometer, HPLC, mass spectrometry, ICP, analysis of aquatic FDOM, TOC, DIC, oxygen, nutrients, trace metals, Matlab.

Interested applicants must apply at the University of Michigan (http://umjobs.org/job_detail/106335/research_associate_i_temp ), job posting # 106335.  This full time position is a temporary appointment for up to one year with option to renew pending available funds. You must include a resume and cover letter describing your qualifications and experience. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity employer.  For questions contact rmcory@umich.edu

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