Associate Professional Specialist - biogeochemistry

The Department of Geosciences at Princeton University has an opening for a professional technician in the area of biogeochemistry appointed at the rank of Associate Professional Specialist or more senior. The successful candidate will support and lead research related to microbial biogeochemistry in the Zhang lab. 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 Stable Isotope Geosciences, Chemistry, or related field, although especially qualified individuals with a Master's degree will be considered. Expertise with gas chromatography-stable isotope ratio mass spectrometry and standard methods in analytical chemistry is required, and experience with lab management 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:

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: 18 February 2020     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.