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The Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science at Miami University invites applications for a Geochemistry Lab Manager position. The Lab Manager will be expected to manage trace metal geochemistry, ICP-OES/MS and powder XRD labs. Duties will include training and supervision of lab users, laboratory maintenance, data quality assurance, assistance in teaching laboratory-based courses, oversight of radiation and environmental health and safety compliance, and laboratory financial management. Laboratory technique development and adaptation for analysis of diverse geologic and environmental materials expected, with opportunities to pursue research and external funding. Required: M.S. or Ph.D. in geology or related field, at least 4 years of experience in major and trace element analysis of geologic materials by plasma techniques at the time of the appointment, and proven experience in successful training and supervision of geochemistry lab users. Desired: experience in LA-ICP-MS, powder XRD and HPLC analysis; expertise in laboratory technique development, and electrical and mechanical abilities. Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae and unofficial copy of transcripts to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/495595. Letters of reference will be requested upon receipt of application. Inquiries can be directed to Cathy Edwards at edwardca@miamioh.edu. Position not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.  Review of applications will begin on September 2, 2019 and continue until position is filled.

Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation.  Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.  Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html.  Criminal background check required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free.

Location: Oxford, OH
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Name: Cathy Edwards

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