Provides expertise in support of research projects in engineering, biology, mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, etc. Prepares and edits research papers, proposal, and reports. Performs advanced testing procedures and analyses of data. May prepare samples for testing. Performs advanced testing procedure and performs analyses of data. Makes uses of a variety of specialized equipment typical within area of specialization. May contribute to grant proposal development. Ensures experiments are performed according to specifications. May make recommendations to changes in procedure, processes, or experimental design. Understands and applies broad theoretical concepts. Develops understanding of specialized scientific or engineering field. Develops leadership and management skills.
Duties: Assignments are difficult and broad requiring originality and ingenuity. May be assisted by lower level personnel.
Supervision: Receives minimal supervision conferring with higher levels only in usual situations.
Bachelors and 3 years experience
Bachelor's Degree with 3 years experience.
Additional Posting Information:
Researcher/ Research Analyst needed for organic geochemistry laboratory. Must be experienced with operation, trouble-shooting and repair of Leco and Horriba TOC analyzers, Rock Eval 6 source rock analyzer, Soxhlet and Pressure Flow extraction apparatus, X Ray diffraction analysis, Sulfur Forms analysis and sample preparation for all listed instrumentation/ protocols.
Must be skilled in operation, trouble-shooting and repair of ultra-pure kerogen isolation, gas chromatography (GC) and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) appratus.
Excellent organization skills and skills in use of Mirosoft Excel and Powerpoint is mandatory. Must be able to handle physical tasks including lifting up to 25lbs.
Internal Number: STA005457
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