[ES_JOBS_NET] Geosciences Technical Assistant, Williams College

Mea Cook Mea.S.Cook at williams.edu
Tue Nov 26 14:01:53 MST 2013

Hello everyone,

The Geosciences Department at Williams College is seeking a technical
assistant. Please distribute to anyone you think may be interested in this




November 20, 2013

*Job# 300941-W*

The Geosciences Department at Williams College invites applications for a
full-time (40 hours with flexible scheduling) year-round Technical
Assistant to support the educational and research activities of the
department’s faculty and students. Primary responsibilities include
equipment maintenance, training students on analytical and field equipment,
organizing logistics for local and extended field trips, driving field trip
vans when needed, and curating samples and displays within the department.

Qualified candidates should have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in
geosciences or a related field. Excellent organizational, communication and
interpersonal skills are essential. Candidates should be able to work
independently, multi-task effectively, and meet deadlines. Geosciences
faculty and students work with a wide range of field and laboratory
equipment including GPS and geographic information systems; rock, sediment
and soil sample preparation for chemical and paleontological analysis;
thin-section preparation, petrographic microscopy, x-ray diffraction, and
scanning-electron microscopy. The successful candidate will learn how to
use and maintain these instruments, and will also work with and train

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is
filled.  For optimal consideration, please submit materials by December 2,
2013. *Job # 300941-W*

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background
information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a
criminal record check, and education when applicable.

*Please email application materials including job number to hr at williams.edu
<hr at williams.edu>*

or mail to:

Williams College Office of Human Resources
100 Spring Street, Suite 201, Williamstown, MA 01267
Phone: (413) 597-4247 http://hr.williams.edu/

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams
College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where
members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.

Mea S. Cook
Assistant Professor
Geosciences Department
Williams College
947 Main Street
Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 597-4541
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