Research Technician in Ecology and Environmental Science (USA) ~

19 de noviembre de 2014

Research Technician in Ecology and Environmental Science (USA)

This position (up to one year appointment) is to assist in research projects involving ecological and environmental science, including the chemical analysis of samples in the laboratory, the computer entry of data, and the statistical or graphical analysis of data. A suitable candidate should possess a Bachelor's degree in a natural science discipline such as biology, chemistry, or environmental sciences, plus the ability to translate, adapt and apply this knowledge.

Candidates should have lab experience in detailed, high-quality biogeochemical analyses of samples, and must show evidence of skill in computer data entry and analysis including graphics. In addition, desired qualifications include experience in field collection of environmental samples in remote areas under difficult conditions, and experience in operating and coordinating in research collection and analysis program with minimum supervision.

The position requires moderately strenuous field work in the Arctic during summer (hiking with full packs over tundra). Experience in aquatic ecology or with the following laboratory instruments is a plus: Total Organic Carbon analyzer, nutrient autoanalyzer, Carbon-Hydrogen-Nitrogen analyzer, gas chromatography, etc.

Interested applicants can apply at the University of Michigan
(, job posting # 102856.  You must include a
resume and cover letter describing your qualifications and experience.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity employer.

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