[Coral-List] Research Associate Position in Coastal Biogeochemistry

Andrea Grottoli grottoli.1 at osu.edu
Tue Oct 4 20:50:07 EDT 2005


Seeking a full-time Research Associate in coastal and marine 
biogeochemistry.  The Research Associate will assume primary responsibility 
for the management and organization of the new light isotope facility in 
the Department of Geological Sciences in the College of Mathematical and 
Physical Sciences at The Ohio State University.  Other specific duties 
include the maintenance, daily operation, and ensuring data quality of a 
new Delta Plus mass spectrometer system and peripherals (elemental 
analyzer, Kiel carbonate device, and multiport inlet device).  Ongoing 
research includes coral paleoceanography and physiology, river and estuary 
biogeochemistry, and carbon cycle research across land to ocean margin 
systems.  The Research Associate will be involved in the research of the 
principle investigators but will also have the opportunity for independent 
research and publication.  Candidate must have good organizational, and 
verbal and written communication skills, a minimum of a Masters degree in 
some area of earth or marine sciences, and 5 years of relevant experience 
in isotope mass spectrometry.  Experience with vacuum line chemistry is 
also highly desirable.  Position includes medical/dental benefits and 
retirement package.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Please submit 
a current CV, names and contact information of three references, and a 
cover letter of research interests and experience electronically as a 
single .pdf file to Dr. Andrea Grottoli at 
grottoli.1 at geology.ohio-state.edu or by mail to her at Department of 
Geological Sciences, 125 South Oval Mall, The Ohio State University, 
Columbus, OH 43210.  You will also need to formally apply for this position 
online at http://jobs.osu.edu (online access available starting October 10, 
2005).  The position will start November 15, 2005 or as soon thereafter as 
possible, and will remain open until filled.  To build a diverse workforce 
Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, 
minorities, veterans, and women. EEO/AA Employer.

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