Research Officer - AR1691SB
Vacancy Description
School of Geography & Geosciences (Earth and Environmental Sciences), Salary: £32,004 - £34,956 per annum, Start: As soon as possible
We are seeking a research officer to provide technical support and analytical development in our state-of-the-art MC-ICPMS isotope geochemistry laboratories. These host one Neptune and two Nu Instruments MC-ICP-MS, a 193-nm excimer laser, and two class 100 clean rooms to process pg-level samples. The role of the successful applicant will include:
  1. maintaining the instruments and clean laboratories, and troubleshooting instrumental issues in a time and cost- efficient manner;
  2. establishing and developing new analytical techniques;
  3. training laboratory users, including post-doctoral research fellows and graduate students;
  4. contribute to and write papers for peer-reviewed journals;
  5. forging and maintaining collaborations with academic and industrial partners;
  6. optimising lab usage to balance research project data production with quick turn-around commercial contract work;
  7. overseeing lab orders and budgeting;
  8. overseeing lab safety procedures.
For further details about the project and post please contact Dr Andrea Burke in the School of Earth & Environmental Sciences via email at ab276@st-andrews.ac.uk or by telephone at 44 (0)1334 464015.

The University of St Andrews is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all, which is further demonstrated through its working on the Gender and Race Equality Charters and being awarded the Athena SWAN award for women in science, HR Excellence in Research Award and the LGBT Charter;  http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/

Please quote ref:  AR1691SB 

Closing Date:  23 March 2017 

Further Particulars: 
AR1691SB FPs.pdf

School of Geography & Geosciences (Earth and Environmental Sciences)
Salary: £32,004 - £34,956 per annum
Start: As soon as possible