Senior Research Technician, Biology

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
07 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 5135/J0617

Job Description

Facilitate and conduct field and laboratory research. Manage a laboratory composed of undergraduate and graduate students where research projects focus on nutrient cycling in forest ecosystems. Collect plant materials, soil and water samples throughout the Northeastern U.S. Analyze their chemical content and manage a database. Use equipment including a gas chromatograph, a carbon-nitrogen autoanalyzer, an inorganic nutrient autoanalyzer and an isotope ratio mass spectrometer.

Required Skills

Bachelor's degree required, strong chemistry and/or analytical background and knowledge of ecology, the ability to work independently in the lab and in the field, and one to three years of experience. Ability to travel throughout the northeast on a regular basis during the year is necessary.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular