Associate Professional Specialist - Geochronology


The Department of Geosciences at Princeton University has an opening for a professional technician in the area of geochronology, appointed at the rank of Associate Professional Specialist or more senior. The successful candidate will support and lead research related to high-precision U-Pb geochronology by ID-TIMS. Duties will include laboratory management, instrument upkeep and maintenance, and will direct training and assistance of internal and external laboratory users. There will also be opportunities to lead one's own research program. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Isotope Geosciences or related field, although especially qualified individuals with a Master's degree will be considered. Expertise with TIMS and clean lab protocols is required, and experience with ICPMS is a plus. The position is available for one year, with a possibility for renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance.

Applicants should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae including a publication list, and contact information for three references and must apply via the Princeton University academic hiring site: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/5041

This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

posted: 17 November 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.