Research Specialist I

Princeton, NJ
Jun 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition # 2017-7620
Department Geosciences
Category Research and Laboratory
Date Posted 6/5/2017
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline ..


This position will serve as a key member of both the Maloof and Schoene labs in the Department of Geosciences.


The researcher will be responsible for (1) preparation of geological samples for analysis on mass spectrometers; (2) running samples on a continuous source isotope ratio mass spectrometer and other spectrometers as appropriate; and (3) general lab maintenance such as ordering consumable supplies, scheduling equipment usage, monitoring equipment performance for unexpected variations and following recommended maintenance schedules for equipment.


Experience with geological sample preparation and analysis of samples of mass spectrometers is required. Degree in Geosciences or closely related field is essential. Knowledge of MatLab required.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Salary Grade

RSP, 010

Standard Weekly Hours


Eligible for Overtime


Benefits Eligible


Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


Estimated Appointment End Date


Comments Related to End Date

One year term position, subject to renewal based on funding and satisfactory performance.

Physical Capacity Exam Required


Valid Driver's License Required


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