General Summary: The Mineral Physics Laboratory in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Johns Hopkins is seeking a laboratory technician to support the laboratory research and program development.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include laboratory equipment ordering, setup and maintenance as well as leading the lab outreach program.
The latter role involves coordinating logistics for speakers and field trips, managing the lab websites and calendars, and coordinating [data] related to the mineralogy courses and ongoing research.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline.
Some related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
B.S. in geosciences or related physical science.
Either have taken a course in mineralogy or have a working familiarity with minerals and interest in learning more about mineralogy at extreme conditions.
Special Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent written and oral skills and the ability to communicate effectively are essential.
Strong organizational, administrative, project management, and problem solving skills.
Ability to manage and track large amounts of sensitive and diverse data.
Ability to work independently and with others.
Ability to understand and enforce laboratory safety standards and protocols.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Working Title: Research Asst/Lab Tech & Collection Specialist Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35 per hour Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 37.5 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001358-Earth and Planetary Science Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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