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GEO: Environmental Geochemistry Research Assistant (S9700C)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

The Environmental Geochemistry Laboratory (EGL) houses a suite of state-of-the-art instrumentation used by students, faculty and staff in the departments of Geology, Biology, and Chemistry and the program in Environmental Studies.

Student Research Assistants work with other students, faculty and/or the manager of EGL to facilitate research and teaching projects in environmental science.

Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

  • Sample preparation (e.g. wet chemical techniques applied to geological, biological, and archaeological materials)
  • Glassware cleaning (wet techniques and muffle furnace)
  • Data analysis
  • Field work

 

 


The Basics


Department: Geology
Supervisor: Beverly Johnson
Office Location: 214 Carnegie
Email: bjohnso3
Pay Grade:
Hours: 1-4
Workers: 1

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities

Requirements


REQUIRED: EDUCATION: Research Assistants must have taken at least two intro-level science courses.

Reporting


REPORTS TO: Beverly Johnson and Phil Dostie COORDINATES/WORKS CLOSELY WITH: EGL users and manager

Responsibilities


ENVIRONMENT: Environmental Geochemistry Laboratory.MACHINES & EQUIPMENT USED: IRMS, ICP-OES, and equipment in the EGL

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