Columbia University Research Staff Assistant in New York, New York
Job TitleResearch Staff Assistant
Job Code Title
Job Requisition Number 095898
Department 6010- EIL Lamont Divisions
Location Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Job Type Support Staff Full-Time Temporary
If temporary, indicate duration Up to one year
Hours Per Week
Salary Grade R2
Salary Range $35,500 annual salary
Advertised Summary Job Description This position is located on the Lamont Campus in Rockland County, NY.
The Research Staff Assistant will carry out preparations and analyses of rock and sediment materials to support several ongoing projects. All preparations will be in support of projects related to geochronology and thermochronology and will primarily be disaggregating and performing mineral separations on pebbles and rocks from Antarctica the Turkana Basin of Kenya for sediment provenance and thermochronology work. The work will also include preparation of volcanic samples for Ar-Ar dating.
Rock and sediment disaggregation and sieving
The Research Staff Assistant will be supervised by a Professor in DEES, and will receive on-site guidance in the absence of the supervisor from a PDRS and Administrative Assistant. The Research Staff Assistant will not supervise others.
Minimum Qualifications for Grade
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant High school diploma or equivalent, and a minimum of between 0-3 months of experience in a research environment required. Bachelor's degree in geology or a related field preferred.
Some familiarity with lab procedures.
Must be meticulous in the lab with handling the samples and with careful note-taking.
Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant
Preferred Qualifications Some geological experience or at least interest desirable.
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What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting
Requisition Open Date 12-04-2018
Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled
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