[ES_JOBS_NET] Stable Isotope Laboratory Manager, Louisiana State University

Michael J Polito mpolito at lsu.edu
Fri Jan 9 09:27:53 MST 2015

The Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences (DOCS), Louisiana State University seeks an experienced applicant to serve as a Stable Isotope Research Associate 3.

This position will play an important role in the Isotope Ecology Laboratory and will be responsible for overall laboratory management including: routine maintenance of instruments, design and oversight of quality control procedures, financial planning and budgeting, and training users of equipment in the facility. Primary instrumentation include a Thermo Delta Plus XP IRMS systems with a Costech Elemental analyzer (Model 4010) for bulk δ 13C and δ 15N measurements, and a Thermo Delta V Advantage IRMS systems with GC IsoLink II and Trace GC 1310 for compound-specific δ13C and δ 15N measurement of primarily amino acids. Sample matrices include animal tissues plants and soils. Additionally, there are opportunities for fieldwork with one of the many projects presently underway. See http://www.oceanography.lsu.edu/politolab/ for info about the sort of projects the lab supports.

Candidates with prior experience and a graduate degree in a relevant discipline will be given preference. Successful candidates will be highly motivated, attentive to detail and possess excellent organizational skills. The position is available immediately and will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified. Salary will be determined based upon the applicant's qualifications. Apply online at: https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58648

Michael J. Polito, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences
Louisiana State University
1239 Energy, Coast & Environment Building
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-9403
Email: mpolito at lsu.edu<mailto:mpolito at lsu.edu>

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