Please forward this posting to anyone who may be interested in this position. Please reply to [log in to unmask] A fuller description of this position will be posted at www.isotrace.co.nz later today. Also I'd like to give advance notice that we will be advertising for a senior technician near the end of this year or early in 2006. thanks Robert Van Hale Iso-trace NZ Ltd 87 St. David St P.O. Box 56 Dunedin New Zealand pH +64 3 479 4105 Fx +64 3 479 4106 Cell 021 479 414 [log in to unmask] www.isotrace.co.nz Junior Mass Spectrometry Technician Due to rapid growth Iso-trace New Zealand Limited requires a talented individual to join our team as a junior mass spectrometry technician. Iso-trace is New Zealand's premier stable isotope laboratory. We are a specialist facility, providing stable isotope ratio analyses and isotope solutions for national and international clients in fields as diverse as Antarctic research, biosecurity, environmental monitoring and forensics. Iso-trace is a private laboratory facility located in the Centre for Innovation on the University of Otago campus in Dunedin, New Zealand. The job Your duties will include mass spectrometer operation, sample processing and laboratory housekeeping, as well as data handling and report preparation. You will assist the lab manager and the chief technician in the operation of two laboratories equipped with six mass spectrometers and three elemental analysers. You This position is suitable for a person who is intensely interested in science and who is capable in mechanical work. A proactive approach and good communication skills are necessary to be a part of our small, focussed team. A technical background with relevant qualification(s) in science would be beneficial, but is not essential as comprehensive training will be provided in all aspects of the laboratory procedures and operation of stable isotope ratio mass spectrometers. As Iso-trace continues to grow we hope to see the successful applicant grow with us to become a professional stable isotope analyst and a core member of our team. Remuneration will be in line with qualifications and experience.