Summer Project Aide - Laboratory

Stony Brook, NY
May 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Summer Project Aide - Laboratory-1701361

Required Qualifications: (Evidenced by an attached resume)

Completed course work in chemistry, physics and earth sciences at undergraduate level. Experience in laboratory based research. Lab experience in solution based materials synthesis.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with thermogravimetric analysis techniques. Experience with laboratory safety procedures. Good communication skills. Ability to work in a diverse work environment. Experience with diffraction based characterization methods.

Brief Description of Duties:
The successful incumbent must be responsible, detail-oriented, and able to work independently and in a team setting. The Summer Project Aide will:

  • Assist with laboratory preparation and set-up, document preparation, and clean up.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Notes. This is a summer appointment. The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.

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About Stony Brook:

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities such as the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, the National Synchrotron Light Source, and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, and the New York Blue IBM BG/L+P supercomputer, owned by Stony Brook and managed by BNL. Stony Brook is a partner in managing the Laboratory for the Department of Energy, and is the largest institutional scientific user of BNL facilities. As such, many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments can be arranged.

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Official Job Title: Project Aide
Job Field: Clerical/Secretarial
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Mineral Physics Institute-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 9 AM - 5 PMMineral Physics Institute-Stony Brook University
Posting Start Date: May 15, 2017
Posting End Date: May 29, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: $10.00 per hour
Salary Grade: N9


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