Thank you to those who have responded to the previous notice. The job can now
be seen on the Harvard University website under employment, Requisition #
21562. The job will remain open for at least a month, and I am sorry for the
The Laboratory Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day operation
including quality control and management of the light isotope ratio mass
spectrometer in the Department of Anthropology. The facility will have a
Finnigan Delta XP isotope ratio mass spectrometer and all supporting equipment.
Peripherals include an elemental analyzer, a thermal combustion elemental
analyzer, a gas bench, and the LC Isolink. The individual will develop and
implement the database for all results in the laboratory; will be responsible
for purchasing and general oversight of the laboratory, including budgeting;
will provide direction for the graduate and undergraduate student working in
the lab including assistance in methodology to achieve research goals; will be
responsible for all analytical equipment in the newly installed Archeological
Biogeochemistry Laboratory. Method development and research into new analytical
techniques for archaelogical applications will be an important part of the
position. The incumbent will be responsible for learning and complying with all
safety regulations that apply to the laboratory.
Required Education, Experience and Skills Candidates should possess a minimum
of a Bachelor's degree with training in chemistry, physics or geochemistry
preferred, along with minimum of three years laboratory experience. Previous
experience with light isotope ratio mass spectrometry will be favored.
Detail-oriented and highly organized with an ability to work on multiple
Harvard University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.