Research Technician Position ~

24 de septiembre de 2004

Research Technician Position

Cornell University

This position is for one year with possible extension depending on funding. Provide technical support for research focusing on soil C and N cycling processes and plant-microbioal interactions. Field duties include plot management, soil and plant sample collection in experimental plots and on commercial farms. Laboratory duties include assisting with stable isotope experiments (15N and 13C), molecular and biochemical techniques and use of analytical instruments such as a LECO-2000 CN analyzer, O/I Flow IV Ion Analyzer. There is some travel w/in NYS for data collection from field sites and occasional weekend work.
Requirements: Bachelors degree in a relevant field of environmental science (soil science, ecology) with one year experience in related field of research, a valid US driver's license, ability to work well with others, supervision of student assistants, ability to lift 30-50 lbs, good computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint ). Experience with analytical instruments is a plus. Preference will be given to highly motivated candidate with excellent organizational and communication skills.

TO APPLY: Send a letter of application summarizing your qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, and the name, address, email address, and telephone number for three references to Dr. Laurie E. Drinkwater, Department of Horticulture, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 or

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