Ice Core Lab Assistant
|Position Title||Student Technical Assistant|
|Job Title||Ice Core Lab Assistant|
|Appointment Type||Student Employee|
|Position Appointment Percent||50|
|Min Hourly Rate||$10.25 (Standard); $10.00 (Non-Urban); $11.25 (Portland Metro)|
|Max Hourly Rate||$16.50 (Standard & Portland Metro); $16.00 (Non-Urban)|
|Position Summary||This recruitment will be used to fill two part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) Ice Core Lab Assistant positions for the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU).
This position exists to assist with federally funded research on the history of atmospheric gases from polar ice cores.
|Position Duties||50% Prepare ice samples for laboratory analysis .
40% Set up instruments for analysis, seal samples in vacuum containers, run vacuum systems and gas chromatographs, track data using Excel .
5% Help maintain ice core sample inventory and freezer archive.
5% Make air free ice, help maintain clean and organized laboratory environment. Possible travel to National Ice Core laboratory for sampling. Position will require working in -25C freezer, use of hand and power tools, and possibly irregular work hours.
|Minimum Qualifications||Employment Eligibility Requirements (http://fa.oregonstate.edu/stu-manual/500-employment-eligibility-requirements)|
|Additional Required Qualifications||Evidence of mechanical aptitude.
Experience with or ability to quickly learn to use Microsoft Excel.
Experience with or ability to quickly learn to use,hand and power tools including band saw.
Attention to detail.
Basic mathematical skills.
Good communication skills.
Ability to work with a diverse team of co workers.
|Preferred (Special) Qualifications||Interest in earth or climate science or related fields.
Experience with mechanical design, electronics, networking, or related topics.
Willingness to work in both summer and during school year.
|Working Conditions / Work Schedule|
Posting Detail Information
|Number of Vacancies||2|
|Anticipated Appointment Begin Date||08/01/2017|
|Anticipated Appointment End Date|
|Full Consideration Date||07/21/2017|
|Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search||Competitive / Student – open to ALL qualified/eligible students|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) A Resume/Vita
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.
For additional information please contact: Ed Brook, 541-737-8197, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter