The Institute of Materials Science (IMS) at the University of Connecticut (UConn) is an interdisciplinary Institute with a threefold mission fostering education, research, and outreach in all areas of the materials sciences.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Operation and maintenance of the following equipment, as well as training other personnel for its use:
Ultra Violet - Visible Spectrometer
Stereo Microscope / Digital Camera
Precision and accuracy to achieve repeatable results
Ability to manage numerous requests
Plan and arrange work within a wide range of practices and procedures given a general outline of duties
Conduct literature reviews regarding specific analyses
Write comprehensive analytical reports
Supervise technical staff and assist in instructing students and staff in practical research methods through informal methods and demonstrations.
Executing research projects, lab safety, and maintaining inventory of supplies.
Ph.D. and no experience to one year of post-degree experience or, in extraordinary circumstances, an MA or MS with eight to ten years of post-degree experience. Staff normally work four years in this position before they are considered for promotion to the next level.
Operational knowledge of the above techniques is considered critical to preforming the job; chemical analysis experience using both standard and modified test methods; sound knowledge of scientific principles applied to highly specialized tasks and laboratory techniques of moderate difficulty.
This is a full-time end date position. Salary will be commensurate with training and experience.
Please apply online at www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions, Search #2019495. Please submit a letter of application, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Screening of applications will begin immediately.
Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2019495)
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on April 24, 2019.
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Internal Number: 2019495-2276_1555014861
About University of Connecticut
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