Opportunity: Research Technician Environmental or Analytical Organic Chemistry, Bigelow Lab for Ocean Sciences

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences has job opportunity for a Research Technician to support oil spill research projects. Analytical or environmental chemistry. Info at https://www.bigelow.org/about/careers.html

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences is seeking an entry-level Research Technician with experience in environmental or analytical organic chemistry. The primary responsibility of a successful candidate is to perform analyses and conduct experiments for a research program in marine pollution run by a senior research scientist.

The position is full time, initially funded for 10 months with the possibility of extension pending satisfactory review and additional funding. All applications will be acknowledged upon receipt. The position will remain open until filled, but review of applicants will begin May 5, 2017.

Experience and Qualifications
Applicants are required to have a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. After a training period, applicants should be able perform tasks like analyzing samples using gas chromatography/mass spectrometry, conducting toxicity assays, and keeping an organized and well-documented laboratory. Occasional fieldwork might be included.

To apply, please submit the following documents via the link here: Application Form

  • Letter of intent describing candidate’s motivation, qualifications and experience relevant to this position
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Contact information for three references

Bigelow Laboratory is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.