Dear list members:
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Position available: Technical Research Staff (MC-ICPMS)
IFREE (Institute for Frontier Research on Earth Evolution) seeks
applications for a 5-year technical research staff position to begin in
October 2003. IFREE is a new institute for geosciences launched in 2001,
which is located in Yokosuka (southern suburb of Tokyo), Japan. The
successful applicant is expected to operate and maintain recently installed
MC-ICPMS Neptune (including sample preparation in clean room) for a variety
of isotopic measurements, especially of transition metals. The successful
applicant is also expected to collaborate with other researchers of diverse
discipline as well as to develop his/her own research program. The ideal
candidates should have a doctoral degree in geochemistry or analytical
chemistry, and be experienced in the operation of (MC-) ICP-MS and/or TIMS.
Knowledge of and experience with clean room chemistry is highly desirable.
For a complete application package go to
http://www.jamstec.go.jp/jamstec-e/JINJI/IFREE_staff_e/ (in English) or
http://www.jamstec.go.jp/jamstec-j/JINJI/IFREE_staff_j (in Japanese). For
more information about IFREE go to
http://www.jamstec.go.jp/jamstec-j/IFREE/index.html Any nationality can
apply. For further information, please do not hesitate to contact with
Yukie Sazuka at IFREE Promotion Department, JAMSTEC (email:
[log in to unmask]; tel: +81-46-867-9624; fax + 81-46-867-9612).
Recruitment closes July 31, 2003 (application materials should be
postmarked on/before this date).
Kosei E. Yamaguchi, Ph.D.
Astrobiogeochemist [log in to unmask]
IFREE: Inst. for Frontier Research on Earth Evolution
2-15 Natsushima, Yokosuka, 237-0061, JAPAN
Tel: +81-46-867-9743; Fax: +81-46-867-9775
Dept. Geol. & Geophys., Univ. Wisconsin - Madison
1215 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI 53706, USA
Tel: +1-608-265-2601; Fax: +1-608-262-0693
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