Laboratory Technician III - Sharma

Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH

Job posting number: #7106579

Posted: July 27, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Purpose
The individual will support the PI in conducting experiments to sequester atmospheric CO2.
Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp Bachelors plus 1-2 year(s) of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Bachelor’s degree with a major in Biology, Geobiology, or Earth Sciences

One year of relevant laboratory or science experience

Skills & Knowledge
Competence in several laboratory methods, procedures and techniques as well as the equipment and instruments, e.g. ICP-OES, XRD, SEM.
Ability to work independently with good judgment and good organizational and time management skills.
Willingness to work with/be exposed to hazardous materials such as radioactive materials, infectious materials, and/or hazardous chemicals.
Knowledge of computers and software applications.
Preferred Qualifications
Training in Geobiology, Marine Microbiology, Chemical Oceanography
Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title Mukul Sharma
Talent Acquisition Consultant Mathias Machado
Equal Opportunity Employer
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.
Background Check
Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position is a 24-month with possible extension term position.

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Key Accountabilities
Conducts specified laboratory experiments/tests, utilizing a range of established methods, procedures, and techniques, (e.g., x-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, ICP-OES, evaluation of bacterial growth).
Observes experiments/tests while in progress; records observations; trouble shoots as necessary.
Reconciles results that are disparate from anticipated findings. Re-runs techniques as necessary.
Notifies principal investigator of problems associated with experiments, measurements, or analyses and suggests changes to methods, procedures, or techniques as appropriate.
Maintains laboratory notebook. Recording tasks performed. Collects and analyzes data resulting from experimentation/testing and presents findings to Principal Investigator.
Prepares appropriate and understandable representations of data such as graphs, charts, tables, statistical summaries. Creates flow-diagrams of ongoing experiments, if needed, etc.
Contributes to the preparation of scientific manuscripts by, preparing graphs, tables, and charts, etc.
Conducts literature searches to develop insights into the significance of experimental results and to acquire information on new or improved methods, procedures, and techniques.
Instructs others in laboratory methods, procedures, and techniques and provides technical guidance and direction as required.
Occasionally travels away from campus to coordinate experiments with collaborators.
Channel required information, resources and technical assistance to the PI, postdocs, and students, as needed.
The individual will provide support in the field and in other laboratories within and outside Dartmouth.
Percentage Of Time 80%
Coordinating with vendors, and liaising with Dartmouth Facilities Operations & Management, Dartmouth Environmental & Health Safety, as necessary.
Accomplishes day-to-day care and housekeeping of laboratory.
Monitors laboratory equipment and instrument performance. Obtains maintenance and repair as necessary.
Maintains computerized records associated with laboratory activities.
Adheres to laboratory safety requirements including general and chemical/hazardous waste safety disposal methods.

Percentage Of Time 10%
Orders laboratory supplies in a timely fashion.
Works with the PI to ensure budget compliance.
Percentage Of Time 7.5%
Website Support
Contributes to the development of the programs’ website, assist in the management of its content, and monitor all changes and additions to the editorial content.
Percentage Of Time 2.5%
-- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.
-- Performs other duties as assigned.

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Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
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