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Laboratory Equipment Specialist, Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University

The Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University invites applications for a laboratory equipment specialist in the Geology program.

The successful candidate will be responsible for departmental and laboratory equipment including, but not limited to: SEM, mass spectrometer, ice deformation (ring shear) device, structural geology shear strain tables, hydrogeology field equipment, 3D printers, and various wet lab facilities. Duties to include developing safe work practices and standard operating procedures as well as training faculty, staff and students on use of equipment. Duties also include managing departmental space and curating rock/teaching-laboratory collections and spending 1 to 2 weeks at the Department’s Wyoming Field Station to help with operational maintenance.

Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree plus one year of related experience.

All applications must be submitted electronically at Position will remain open until filled. Full consideration will be given to applications received by March 30, 2018.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email