[Coral-List] Lab Tech CIEE Bonaire
RPeachey at ciee.org
Fri Dec 28 14:18:58 EST 2012
I would like to share the following announcement for a temporary Laboratory Technician at the CIEE Research Station in Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean:
Institution/program: The CIEE Research Station Bonaire supports the Tropical Marine Ecology and Conservation program semester study abroad program for upper level, undergraduate students; conducts research and supports visiting scientists. The lab also provides some analytical services to local clients. CIEE Research Station Bonaire is currently recruiting laboratory technician for a 6 month contract position. The technician will support the study abroad program and provide analytical expertise for scientific research and analytical services.
Job description: Typical duties include ensuring lab safety, and proper storage and disposal of chemicals; running laboratory tests using IDEXX technology, fluorometry, etc.; constructing, maintaining and operating standard laboratory equipment at a marine field ecology lab such as light meters, microscopes, YSI meters, pumps and analytical balances; inventorying and ordering laboratory supplies/chemicals; demonstrating the use of lab equipment; analyzing data; and report writing. The technician will also support the program by assisting with day to day operations of the field station. At times this is a physically demanding position as the technician will be part of a field research program.
The minimum qualifications for the position are: a BS in Biology (or related field) with an emphasis in marine ecology or biology; broad field experience in marine ecology and chemistry; demonstrated ability to work as a laboratory technician with analytical and report writing skills; a commitment to education and research in marine ecology and conservation; a driver's license and the ability to drive a standard. Scientific diving experience is not required but is advantageous.
Compensation: A salary ($800-1000/month - depending on experience), round trip air fare (up to $1000) and a private room at the research station will be provided.
Application deadline: 10 January 2013
Duration: 6 months (February through July 2013)
To apply: Email a cover letter detailing your research experience and a CV with contact information for 3 references to rpeachey at ciee.org<mailto:rpeachey at ciee.org> and type the name of the position that you are applying for in the subject line (Lab Technician).
Rita BJ Peachey, PhD
Resident Director, CIEE Research Station Bonaire
CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange
Kaya Gobernador Debrot 26
Kralendijk, Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean
Tel: +599 717 4140
Mobile: +599 786 7394
Email: rpeachey at ciee.org<mailto:rpeachey at ciee.org>
Skype: cieebonaire21 or rita.peachey
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