The Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences (DOCS), Louisiana State University seeks an experienced applicant to serve as a Stable Isotope Research Associate 3.
This position will play an important role in the Isotope Ecology Laboratory and will be responsible for overall laboratory management including: routine maintenance of instruments, design and oversight of quality control procedures, financial planning and budgeting, and training users of equipment in the facility. Primary instrumentation in the Isotope Ecology Laboratory include a Thermo Delta Plus XP IRMS systems with a Costech Elemental analyzer (Model 4010) for bulk δ 13C and δ 15N measurements, and a Thermo Delta V Advantage IRMS systems with GC IsoLink II and Trace GC 1310 for compound-specific δ13C and δ 15N measurement of primarily amino acids. Sample matrices include animal tissues plants and soils. Additionally, there are opportunities for fieldwork with one of the many projects presently underway. See http://www.oceanography.lsu.edu/politolab/ for info about the sort of ecological projects the lab supports.
Candidates with prior experience and a graduate degree in a relevant discipline will be given preference. Successful candidates will be highly motivated, attentive to detail and possess excellent organizational skills. The position is available immediately and will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified. Salary will be determined based upon the applicant’s qualifications. Apply online at: https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58648